NEW ORLEANS — One man was killed and two other people were wounded in a pair of shootings in New Orleans Monday afternoon.
The first shooting occurred just after noon in the 3900 block of Ulloa Street in Mid-City. Police said officers responding to a report of shots fired found the man on the ground suffering from a gunshot wound to the body.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
About two hours later officers were investigating reports of a shooting in the 2400 block of Ursulines Avenue.
It was learned that there are two victims in the incident.
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The shootings bring the total of people shot in the city of New Orleans to 17 since Friday evening.