Violent Mardi Gras for New Orleans Neighborhood

New Orleans police are investigating two separate Mardi Gras shootings in the 7th ward.

The first shooting happened on Laharpe Street around 6:15 p.m.

A 22-year-old man was shot in the head and died at the hospital.

About two hours later a shooter opened fire on two women outside of a business on Onzaga Street.

Officers say two women were shot in the stomach.

Late Tuesday night their conditions were unknown.