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Police respond to reported mass shooting after 12 people shot, one fatally, in New Orleans

2 months 5 days 14 hours ago Monday, April 15 2024 Apr 15, 2024 April 15, 2024 5:20 AM April 15, 2024 in News
Source: WWL-TV

NEW ORLEANS - Twelve people were shot, one fatally, in a reported mass shooting late Sunday night. 

WWL-TV reports the shooting happened in the city's Warehouse District shortly before midnight. The shooting took place on South Peters Street, which runs parallel to Tchoupitoulas Street and Convention Center Boulevard, just outside of Republic NOLA. 

A woman, identified by NOLA.com as 24-year-old Jezreel Aquilla Poleate, was found lying dead in the street when law enforcement arrived. Five men and six women were also shot, but there was no word on the severity of their injuries. 

Officials did not release information on a suspect or motive. 

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