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2 adults, 1 child killed in New Orleans shootings

2 years ago May 30, 2012 May 30, 2012 Wednesday, May 30 2012 Wednesday, May 30, 2012 1:03:31 AM EDT in News
Source: Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS - A day of sporadic gun violence in New Orleans, including an evening rush-hour shooting near a major thoroughfare, has left two adults and one child dead.

The latest police report indicated the child, a girl, was 5 years old. She was among those hit in the rush hour shooting in New Orleans' Central City neighborhood.

Police said a 33-year-old woman also was killed.

Three others, including a 10-year-old boy and two men were hit but their injuries were not believed life threatening.

It was the fourth shooting within about three hours Tuesday in New Orleans. Three others occurred within an hour of each other, and included one other death.

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