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3 shot in New Orleans Monday afternoon in 2 incidents

There were two shootings - on Ulloa and Ursulines Avenue in a two-hour span Monday.

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.