French Quarter Shooting In New Orleans Leaves 11 Injured
New Orleans Shooting: New Orleans police are investigating a shooting on canal street, early sunday morning, involving a total of 11 victims struck by gunfire. It occured in the French Quarter. Several streets have been blocked off, as a result.
This is according to CNN reports. The shooter who has yet to identified is reported to be detained by police but has yet to be charged.
Details are hard to come by at the moment, but the shooting is said to have taken place at 3:20 AM when police believed they were being targeted.
According to police superintendent, so many people were out there, it was impossible to determine who was firing the shots.
He also says that the police don’t know how it started.
No officers were injured.
Traffic in the area was heightened over the weekend as many holiday markets are booming and the annual Thanksgiving weekend football game between Grambling State and Southern University at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome brought in even more individuals roaming the streets.
The French Quarter is still being blocked off in the area as police conduct an investigation on the shooting. Ten of the victims were transported to local medical centers while one victim walked to a local hospital.
Keep it locked for more updates on the developing story.