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Five shot, two dead in Mid-City shooting

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

Police are investigating a shooting that killed two people and left others injured.

According to police, it happened near an event in the 3700 block of Tulane Avenue.  Initial reports say five victims were shot, and two of them died at the scene.

Officials say one person was injured in the 600 block of Telemachus Street. Another victim was found inside a vehicle at Banks and Telemachus Streets.

Some victims were transported to area hospitals by EMS and some by private conveyance. 

One male victim is listed in critical condition. The other two injured victims, and adult male and a juvenile male, both have injuries that are not considered to be life threatening. 

Police are investigating another shooting  at N. Miro St and AP Tureaud Avenue after a victim arrived at a hospital. It is unknown if this shooting is connected to the incident on Tulane.

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

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