Two suspects arrested after shots fired in CBD

Suspect arrested by NOPD

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - New Orleans police say two people pulled guns this morning and opened fire on each other near a Central Business District hotel.

The incident took place near the intersection on South Peters Street, near the Hilton Garden Inn.

It happened around 8:30 a.m. and closed South Peters Street between Gaiennie Street and Andrew Higgins Boulevard to be closed off for hours.

Police have yet to disclose a motive as to why the two were shooting at each other but at least three vehicles where in the area of the shooting.

The vehicles were reportedly in an accident around the time of the shooting.

A fourth vehicle had its back window shot out.

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