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New Orleans shooting injures 11 after gunman opens fire in tourist hotspot

New Orleans shooting injures 11 after gunman opens fire in tourist hotspot


 At least 11 people have been injured by a gunman in the French Quarter of New Orleans in the early hours of Sunday   Two people are in a critical condition in hospital after a suspect opened fire in the popular tourist hotspot famous for its bars and music The shooter opened fire at around 3.20am.  At least one victim was hit in the chest with another shot in the torso  Police Superintendent Shaun Ferguson said that a person of interest has been detained  Ferguson said the 10 victims were taken to two hospitals and another walked in  Further details about their conditions have yet to be released.  The shooting took place on a busy commercial block of Canal Street that has streetcar tracks and is near many hotels  Ferguson said police quickly responded to the scene as patrols were heightened for this weekend’s Bayou Classic American football match  The annual Thanksgiving weekend rivalry football game between Grambling State and Southern University at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome


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