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NOPD Investigating Shooting in Eighth District

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December 1, 2019

NOPD Investigating Shooting in Eighth District

NEW ORLEANS – The NOPD is investigating a shooting that occurred in the early hours
today (December 1, 2019) in the 700 block of Canal Street that injured 10 people.

At about 3:21 a.m., NOPD officers near the location reported hearing gunfire. Upon arrival
to the scene, officers discovered multiple individuals had been struck by gunfire. No
officers were reported injured.

All 10 victims, two of which were reported to be in critical condition, were transported to
local medical facilities for treatment. No further details are available as to their respective
statuses at this time.

Louisiana State Police and federal officers are assisting NOPD in response and

Investigators are currently in the process of gathering evidence and information to identify
the person(s) responsible in this incident, as well as a motive. No arrests have been made
as of this writing. No further details are available at this time.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact NOPD Eight District
detectives at 504-658-6080, or to call anonymously to Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or
toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.

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