NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a fatal double stabbing that occurred at the McDonald's on Canal Street on Saturday afternoon.
Police say an altercation between two men occurred around 5:30 p.m. and led to the stabbing. When officers arrived, they found one man suffering from stab wounds to his chest and face. The man was taken to the hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.
Officers located another man near the scene also suffering from a stab wound to his chest and was taken to the hospital. During an afternoon press conference, police said the man was listed in serious condition.
The investigation into the stabbing is ongoing.
The Orleans Parish Coroner's Office will release the name of the man who died pending autopsy results and notification of the family.
Anyone with information about this stabbing is asked to call Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.