One killed, two others wounded in two separate Central City shootings

Updated: Sep. 11, 2017 at 6:07 AM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - One woman was shot and killed and two other people were shot in two separate Central City shootings.

According to initial New Orleans Police Department reports, a woman was shot and killed in the 2800 block of Jackson Avenue just after 3:30 a.m.

Sixth District officers responded to a call reporting a disturbance in the area.

When they arrived, they found a woman lying in the parking lot of an apartment complex suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

She was taken to a nearby hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

Homicide Detective Joseph Jefferson is leading the investigation and can be reached at 504-658-5300 with any information regarding this incident.

In the second shooting, two people were wounded by gunfire near the intersection of Willow and Josephine streets.

No further information is currently available.

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