1 dead, 2 injured in three shootings on Tuesday night

1 dead, 2 injured after three shootings on Tuesday night

NOPD is investigating three shootings that left two people injured and one man died on Tuesday night. 

The first reported shooting occurred outside the Alvar Library in the Bywater when a security guard was shot in the back. He is currently in critical condition.

The second reported shooting occurred around 9 p.m. and left one woman injured in the 2700 block of Ursulines Avenue. Police later said the location of the shooting changed to the intersection of Orchid and Crete streets. Additional information about the shooting has not been released at this time. 

Another shooting occurred in the 3000 block of Allen Street where one man died. Officers arrived to the scene and discovered a man lying in a grassy area suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The Orleans Parish Coroner's Office will release the victim's name after completion of an autopsy and notification of the family. 

Anyone with information regarding the shootings is urged to call Crimestoppers at 822-1111. 

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