BREAKING: Two dead, four injured after mass shooting in New Orleans, Louisiana, with suspect at large

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Two people have been killed and four more injured in a mass shooting incident in the city of New Orleans in Louisiana.


Two people have been killed and another four left injured today, Monday, December 26, after a mass shooting occurred in the city of New Orleans in Louisiana. The incident took place ‘in the Lower Ninth Ward on St. Maurice Avenue’, during the early hours, reported

According to, the incident happened just after 12:30am. Police units responding to reports of shots being fired discovered several gunshot victims. All are believed to be in their late teens.

Emergency service personnel pronounced two young people dead at the scene. These were a 19-year-old female and a 19-year-old male. Another two males, both aged 18, were rushed by ambulance to a nearby hospital. An 18-year-old female and a 17-year-old male were also transferred to a hospital in a private vehicle.

Murder squad detectives have remained at the location of the shooting gathering evidence. No motive has yet been established for this crime and no suspect has been apprehended according to CBS New Orleans affiliate WWL-TV.


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