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I-610 westbound reopened near Broad St. after a shooting shut it down

NOPD investigators closed 610W near the Broad Street off-ramp to traffic, the statement said.

NEW ORLEANS — A shooting on the 610 West, wounded two people Thursday evening, shutting part of the I610 West interstate, a police statement said.

NOPD investigators closed 610W near the Broad Street off-ramp to traffic just after 5:30 p.m.

New Orleans Traffic first posted on social media that the interstate was closed due to an accident but NOPD later released that there had been a shooting.

Two victims were taken to the hospital.

New Orleans Traffic posted to social media that both right lanes on the interstate were reopened.

NOPD will continue to investigate the shooting.

Anyone willing to share information that can help police in the investigation can call CrimeStoppers at 504.822.1111 or toll-free 1.877.903.7867

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