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Two in custody, two injured in Bourbon Street shooting

5 years 2 months 6 days ago Friday, July 27 2018 Jul 27, 2018 July 27, 2018 8:00 AM July 27, 2018 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: WBRZ Staff
Photo: WWL-TV

NEW ORLEANS - Two people are currently in custody after an early morning shooting on Bourbon Street.

NOPD says two people were shot around 4:58 a.m. Friday near the intersection of Bourbon and Conti Street, WWL-TV reports. One person was shot in the shoulder and the stomach. The other was hit in the leg.

Their injuries are not considered to be life-threatening.

NODP District Commander Nick Gernon said there wasn't a fight between the four before the shooting. Gernon said the suspects just walked up to the victims and opened fire.

Investigators believe that the suspects knew the victims before the attack. Authorities have not released the suspect's identities at this time.

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