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2 men killed each other in shootout Sunday in New Orleans East, NOPD says

Published: Jan. 16, 2022 at 12:57 PM CST
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A shootout between two gunmen in New Orleans East around midday Sunday (Jan. 16) left both men dead, police said.

The men reportedly argued and shot each other at 11:58 a.m. and were found in the 6000 block of Chef Menteur Highway. According to NOPD, a 23-year-old man died at the scene, and a 25-year-old man was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The identities of the victims have not been disclosed.

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