NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans Police say one man is dead and nine others injured following a shooting in the French Quarter.
Police Superintendent Michael Harrison said during a news conference that officers responded about 1:30 a.m. Sunday to the shooting at the intersection of Iberville and Bourbon streets.READ MORE: 3 Men Arrested In Connection To Assault Of Teen Outside Of Pleasantville Centerfolds Cabaret Before He Was Found Dead
Harrison said the shooting victims whose ages ranged from 20 to 37 included two females and eight males. One male victim died at a hospital.
Harrison said police do not know what motivated the shooting, but one male victim was among two men arrested on firearms charges.READ MORE: Mantua Man Stole Car, Debit Card Of Mount Laurel Woman Beaten To Death, Burlington County Prosecutor Says
Harrison said the shooting happened despite an increased police presence for the Bayou Classic football game Saturday night between Southern and Grambling universities.
No further information was immediately available. An investigation is ongoing.MORE NEWS: Philadelphia Weather: Winter Storm Could Produce Enough Snow To Crack City’s Top 20 Snow Days
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