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Canal Place shooting sends one to the hospital

(Photo by Laura McKnight, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune) (Photo by Laura McKnight, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

An overnight shooting outside Canal Place sent one person to a hospital.

New Orleans police say it happened just before 1 a.m. at the intersection of Iberville and North Peters streets.

According to police reports, the victim slapped the window of a black SUV that nearly struck him.

The driver of the SUV got out of the vehicle with a handgun and shot at the victim. 

The victim sustained a graze wound and was transported to a local hospital. 

A witness says he saw two men and a black car head toward the Mississippi River right after the shooting.

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