Crime

ONE DEAD NINE INJURED IN NEW ORLEANS

In a mass shooting in New Orleans on Bourbon Street one male is dead and 9 others are injured.

NOPD Superintendent Michael Harrison told reporters at the scene that the officers arrived on the scene at 1:30 A.M. and that victims range in age from 20-37.  Two victims are said to be women and eight are men.  The extent of the injuries were not known at this time. new-5

Two men at the scene were arrested for illegally carrying firearms and one of them had been shot.

new-4Investigators were studying  the crime scene near Bourbon and Canal street in the wee hours of Sunday after 10 people were shot.

Alan Morey,  a New Orleans resident,  who presumably witnessed the shooting said he saw numerous police and at least four ambulances arrive quickly.  Many police on horseback arrived on the scene.

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The shooting occurred on Bayou Classic weekend,  just hours after the annual Southern vs Grambling football game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.  The streets were closed until about 3:00 A.M.

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