Four people killed in separate shootings since early Wednesday morning in New Orleans

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Published: Aug. 24, 2022 at 8:06 PM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Four people have been killed in separate shootings since early Wednesday morning according to NOPD.

The first shooting happened in the 8800 block of Pritchard Place at 7:30 a.m. When police arrived they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound.

He was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say they’ve detained one person for questioning in connection with the shooting.

About 3 hours later, police responded to a call in the 2800 block of South Johnson Street around 10:30 a.m. Upon arrival, they located a man with a gunshot wound to his body.

He was declared dead at the scene.

Around 1:45 p.m., police responded to a third homicide in the 2800 block of Comus Court. Officers found a male with an undetermined amount of gunshot wounds to his body.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The fourth shooting happened around 6:42 p.m. in the 11000 block of Chef Menteur Highway. According to NOPD, upon arrival, a female was discovered and had been declared dead at the scene.

Police ask if you have any information regarding these shootings you are asked to contact Crimestoppers.

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