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Man shot in Central City bar Sunday morning


A man was shot Sunday morning in a Central City bar, just one block off the Uptown parade route.

According to NOPD, a man was shot in the head at Verret's Lounge in the 1700 block of Washington Avenue around 1:36 a.m. According to a preliminary report, the 42-year-old victim as inside the bar when two shots rang out. The victim was shot in the head and taken to the hospital by EMS. He is alive, but his condition is unknown.

Verret's is located just off the Uptown parade route, though parades had wrapped up hours before the shooting occurred.

Fox 8 will continue to update this story as it develops.

Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 504-822-1111.

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