NEW ORLEANS — The New Orleans Police Department is investigating three separate shootings that all left three people dead and two injured Friday night.
The homicides happened in Aurora Gardens in Algiers, Central City and the Seventh Ward, according to press releases from NOPD.
The first happened in the 100 block of Huntlee Drive at about 3:14 p.m., where police said a call of a deceased person at the location came in. Upon arrival, a 20-year-old man was found suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead on the scene.
The second shooting was in the 2000 block of South Claiborne Avenue where three people were shot.
Police said they got a call of shots fire in the area just after 7:40 p.m.
When officers arrived they said a 23-year-old man was found suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to the hospital by EMS but died from his injuries soon after.
The other victims arrived at the hospital by car.
A 32-year-old man who is listed in critical condition and a 36-year-old man who was shot in the ankle.
The third homicide was located in the 2000 block of North Broad Street.
NOPD said the call of the shooting came in around 8:25 p.m. of an aggravated battery by shooting.
According to police, one man was found suffering from a gunshot wound near the intersection of Duels Street and North Broad Avenue. The man was pronounced dead on the scene.
A second victim, 25-year-old man, was found suffering from a number of gunshot wounds near the intersection of Bruxelles Street and North Broad Avenue.
He was taken to the hospital by EMS and is listed in critical condition.
The three homicides come after one woman was shot and killed and another shot multiple times in earlier shootings Friday.
No further details are available for any of the homicides at the moment but they are under investigation.
The identities of the victims in the incidents are not known as of now.
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