NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Two men were shot on Mardi Gras night in New Orleans East while attending a party, police say.
The shooting happened around 11:45 p.m. Tuesday in the 5200 block of Lakeview Court.
Officers say that the victims were attending a party when an argument ensued. A suspect fired several shots, striking two victims.
A victim was transported to the hospital with multiple gunshot wounds to the body. Police say that a second victim arrived at the hospital a short time later. The victims have not been identified.
Witnesses have described the suspect as a short, black man in a black jacket.
Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.