Magazine Street hair salon employee shot after gunfight erupts next door

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NEW ORLEANS -- NOPD is working a double shooting at the corner of St. Mary and Magazine streets.

Witnesses said a gun fight erupted outside of a clothing shop at the corner of Magazine and St. Mary in broad daylight.

An employee at the neighboring Stardust salon was outside on a break when the gunfight happened and was shot. The Stardust employee is in stable condition.

James Alexander, 25, has been arrested in connection with the shooting.