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3 killed, 7 injured in New Orleans shooting: Police

Police said the shooting happened on Saturday night on the 3400 block of Claiborne Avenue in New Orleans.

world Updated: Jul 29, 2018 10:27 IST
Associated Press
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An area roped off with crime scene tape.(AP File Photo/Representative image)

Three people have been killed and seven others injured following a shooting in New Orleans.

City police spokesman Aaron Looney says in a statement that the shooting happened Saturday night on the 3400 block of Claiborne Avenue, about 3 miles (4.83 kilometers) from the French Quarter.

The injured victims have been taken to a hospital, though their conditions were not immediately known.

No further information was immediately available. An investigation is ongoing.

First Published: Jul 29, 2018 10:27 IST