2 men shot coming out of Franklin Avenue store

2 men shot coming out of Franklin Avenue store

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - Police were called to a double shooting Friday in the Milneburg neighborhood.

The shooting occurred just after 5 p.m. in the 6100 block of Franklin Avenue at Madrid.

Police said two men, ages 31 and 39, were exiting a store where a large crowd had gathered outside. Shots rang out and one man was hit in the side and back while the other sustained a gunshot wound to the wrist. Both men were hospitalized. There was no word on their condition.

A man who was on the scene told FOX 8 that he was related to one of the victims, and that the victim had gotten married today. He said the victim was in the store buying something for his father-in-law, and when he came out, someone was shooting. He said the victim was running from the gunfire when he was shot.

Fox8live.com will update this story as additional details become available.

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