NEW ORLEANS — A violent weekend has resulted in 10 people shot and 1 person dead.
NOPD officials are investigating the homicide that occurred in the 2400 block of St. Andrew Street just before 3 a.m. Saturday morning. Police say two male victims were shot multiple times and were taken to the hospital by EMS. One of the victims would later die from his injuries.
The NOPD is also investigating seven more separate shootings:
The first occurred in the 2500 block of Annette Street around 10 p.m.. The NOPD says two people were shot and were taken to the hospital privately.
Another occurred around 11 p.m. in the 100 block of LaSalle Street, just outside of Tulane Medical Center. According to NOPD and Tulane Police, two male victims were shot by a suspect driving a grey sedan. The driver then fled the scene down LaSalle and Gravier Streets. The victims are unaffiliated with each other and neither one knows the suspect, according to Tulane Police.
Another shooting occurred in the 4500 block of North Rampart Street, in the Bywater area, just before 3:30 Saturday morning. A female victim was shot once and was taken to a hospital.
Another shooting occurred around 10 a.m. Saturday in the 2700 block of Leon C Simon Drive and Press Drive, where a male victim was shot multiple times.
Another Saturday morning shooting occurred when male victim was shot in Algiers around 11:30 a.m.. The victim was taken to the hospital in a private vehicle and did not give police an exact location as to where the shooting happened.
Another male victim was taken to the hospital after he suffered multiple gunshot wounds during an armed robbery attempt at the intersection of Paris Avenue and Kildeer Street in the Lake Terrace area just before 2:00 a.m. Sunday.
Another Sunday morning shooting took place around 8:15 in the 8400 block of Palm Street in Gert Town. NOPD officials say a male victim was shot multiple times and taken to the hospital by EMS.
The NOPD is investigating all of these incidents separately.
The identity of the homicide victim will be revealed once his family is notified and an autopsy has been conducted.
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