Violent weekend in New Orleans leaves 2 dead, at least 8 others shot

Published: May. 3, 2021 at 7:39 AM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -At least 10 people were shot in New Orleans over the weekend; two of those shooting victims died.

Five people were shot Saturday night in the 7th Ward. The shooting happened around 11:45 p.m. at the intersection of St. Bernard Avenue and N. Claiborne Avenue.

The NOPD says the victims were in a car when at least one suspect opened fire on the vehicle.

The identities of the deceased were not released.

Two men were shot in the 300 block of Girod Street in the Warehouse District around 1 a.m. Sunday.

Police say a 26-year-old and a 24-year-old got into an argument with a suspect standing in the street. The suspect(s) produced guns and opened fire on the victims.

The NOPD also reported a shooting in the in the 1500 block of Music Street around 12:15 a.m. Saturday. A man was injured and taken to the hospital.

Another person was shot in the 2200 block of N. Derbigny around 3 a.m. Saturday.

And then around 11:30 a.m. Sunday, someone was shot at the intersection of Vixen and Gallinghouse in Algiers.

No arrests have been made in any of these shooting incidents.

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