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NOLA Police: 2 killed, more hurt in Lower 9th Ward shooting

AP  |  New Orleans 

The is investigating a fatal shooting just a couple of miles from activities earlier in the day.

said in a release last night that initial reports show there were possibly five people shot, two fatally, at a in the 5100 block of St. Claude Avenue in the Lower 9th Ward. One person died at the scene. A second victim died at a hospital.

The body of the victim who died at the now chaotic crime scene could be seen inside a red sedan at about 2 miles (3.22 kilometers) from where revelers gathered for Fat Tuesday celebrations.

Police tape surrounded the area as dozens of people looked on. Washington says no other information was available at this

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First Published: Wed, February 14 2018. 11:10 IST