Gunfire erupts in Lower Garden District

Gunfire erupts in Lower Garden District

New Orleans - New Orleans Police say someone fired shots in the lower garden district Wednesday morning.

It happened around 9 a.m. near the intersection of Magazine and Saint Andrew streets,   Police say they began getting reports from residents in the area of gunshots fires.

One man who works nearby says he heard what happened.  He says he was walking into his office and heard probably 10 pops in succession.  He told a Fox 8 reporter on the scene, "My gosh, this may be a shooting, So i go outside and see someone running, knocking on the door of the St. Thomas Health Center,  They don't let him in, and then he kind of runs across the park."

The man says he tried to dial 9-1-1 twice, but couldn't get through.  Police showed up at the scene and investigated, but so far, they haven't been able to determine the source of the shots.  Police say there are no reports of any victim or injuries at this time.

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