Confirmed fatalities after violent 24 hours in New Orleans; up to 6 people shot

Published: Jun. 22, 2022 at 9:06 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 23, 2022 at 9:33 AM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - There are multiple confirmed fatalities and up to six people were shot after a violent 24-hour period in New Orleans on Wednesday (June 22).

The NOPD is investigating a triple shooting near the French Quarter and a shooting that took the life of a 2-year-old boy Wednesday evening.

One shooting was reported at the intersection of Simon Bolivar Avenue and Clio Street. Around 5:15 p.m., police discovered a man suffering from a gunshot wound.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A few minutes later, three other people were reportedly shot at the corner of Basin and Bienville.

According to NOPD, it happened around 5:45 p.m. EMS transported one victim to the hospital while two others were taken on private conveyance.

No motive or suspect has been in this shooting.

About 30 minutes later, officers responded to a call of a 2-year-old shot in the 8600 block of Apple Street. When officers arrived the toddler was declared deceased upon arrival at a local hospital. Officers are still trying to piece together what happened. That incident is still under investigation.

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