Violent Seventh Ward crimes include one homicide and quadruple shooting

Updated: Mar. 18, 2021 at 9:37 PM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - An NOPD spokesperson said that police are investigating a homicide that occurred in the Seventh Ward this tonight.

Police also said they were working North Miro and Allen Streets where they observed a male victim who had suffered a gunshot to the abdomen. The victim was later pronounced dead in a nearby hospital.

The spokesperson also said that a quadruple shooting also occurred nearby earlier in the 2000 block of North Rocheblave around 3 p.m. On the scene, there were four victims suffering gunshot wounds.

All four were transported to a local hospital through private transportation.

This is a developing story.

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