Four shootings on Easter Sunday leave 1 dead, 5 injured in New Orleans

Published: Apr. 17, 2022 at 6:28 PM CDT|Updated: Apr. 20, 2022 at 10:39 AM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - One man was killed and five people left injured in four separate Easter Sunday shootings across New Orleans, authorities said.

Orleans Parish has identified the victim that was killed as Ivan Clark, 31. Police say Clark was shot at 7:35 p.m. in the 2600 block of Allen Street in the Seventh Ward. He was brought to a nearby hospital by EMS transport where he died about an hour later, the NOPD said.

Three people were shot shortly before 5:30 p.m. in the 1500 block of North Claiborne Avenue in Treme, New Orleans police said. Responding officers found a 31-year-old man, a 29-year-old man, and a 26-year-old woman suffering from gunshot wounds. Each was taken for hospital treatment by New Orleans EMS personnel, but their conditions were not disclosed.

A third shooting was reported on the West Bank at 7:53 p.m., where a man was wounded at the Algiers intersection of Mardi Gras Boulevard and Farragut Street. Police said the man drove himself to a hospital for treatment, but his age and condition were not disclosed.

Another shooting in Treme was reported at 9:09 p.m. Police again provided scant details, except to say a 26-year-old man sustained a gunshot wound and was taken for hospital treatment in a private vehicle. The victim’s condition was not disclosed.


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