UPDATE: Man arrested after four injured in overnight shooting outside nightclub

NEW ORLEANS - Police say one man has been arrested after a shooting outside of a club early Sunday morning that left four people injured.

The shooting happened just before 2 a.m. in the 2100 block of North Claiborne Avenue. 

Officials said three women and one man were shot.  

Detectives discovered that the man who was shot and 31-year-old Lionel Cheneau got into an argument inside of the club. After the two exited the club, the victim went to the passenger side of his car and Cheneau reportedly shot multiple rounds toward the victim and a group of bystanders who were women. The man is in critical condition while the three women are in stable condition, police say. 

Following the shooting, Cheneau reportedly flagged down Louisiana State Police patrolling the area and stated that he was allegedly shot at by unknown subjects, according to NOPD. He was then taken to the Fifth District station where he reportedly confessed to his involvement in the incident during an interview by detectives. 

Cheneau was booked in the Orleans Parish Justice Center for attempted second degree murder and three counts of aggravated battery by shooting. 

 

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