Drive-by near New Orleans school kills two; packed ball game locked down
NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say a drive-by shooting killed two men in front of a high school during a basketball game.
WWL reports that Edna Karr High School's auditorium was at capacity and was locked down for more than an hour Tuesday night.
Police Superintendent Michael Harrison said the men were in a car after being turned away from the game.
He says the bullets apparently came from a silver sedan.
Harrison says one victim died on the school lawn, the other at a hospital.
School officials told local media that one victim graduated from Karr two years ago. A police news release says neither was a current student.
It says both men had multiple bullet wounds, and the coroner will identify the two after autopsy.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Permanent injunction wanted for proposed Ascension Parish development
Residents praising NOPD response following weekend brawl on Bourbon Street
LSU caretakers respond to Mike the Tiger pouncing video
Some Metro Councilmemebers like new road tax plan better than last one
Asian carp a growing concern for fisherman
LSU Track star Aleia Hobbs happy she could represent her home state...
14-year-old CoCo Gauff wants to be the next star in pro tennis
Pete Jenkins reflects on 2017 season
Temeka Johnson basketball camp about more than the game
Saints looking to fill backfield void during Ingram's 4-game absence