Police: 2 victims still in critical condition after Bourbon St. shooting

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Posted: Jun 29, 2014 4:28 PM by Greg Renoud
Updated: Jun 30, 2014 7:57 AM
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: Bourbon Street, shooting, 9 injured, New Orleans Police

NEW ORLEANS - Two men tried to shoot each other after having a fight, said New Orleans Police Department Superintendent Ronal Serpas.

9 people were shot at around 2:45 a.m. Sunday morning on Bourbon Street. Officials say 2 of the victims are in critical condition.

"This is a heinous crime," said Serpas. "This is two young men, both armed with firearms, who chose to settle a dispute between themselves without a moment's care for anyone else." Serpas called the shooters "cowardly" and that the fight was over "something stupid."

Police say they haven't named suspects yet, but they did get a good look at the crime from surveillance video of nearby businesses and homes.

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