Mass Shooting in New Orleans, At Least 10 Shot, No Arrests So Far
At least 10 people have been shot on Canal Street in the French Quarter of New Orleans.
A suspect opened fire in the area popular for nightlife in the early hours of Sunday morning.
Multiple reports say a suspect has been detained. It is unclear if they were connected to the shooting.
New Orleans Police said two people are in critical condition.
No arrests had been made, police said, with any motive unclear.
The shooting took place on a busy commercial block of Canal Street that has streetcar tracks and is near many hotels.
Police Supt. Shaun Ferguson said police quickly responded to the scene as patrols were heightened for this weekend’s Bayou Classic, the annual Thanksgiving weekend rivalry football game between Grambling State and Southern University that’s played at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
Police said the investigation was ongoing.
This is a developing story, please check back for updates.
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