NOPD: 2 shot, 1 dead in 6th District shooting Saturday afternoon

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One sent in critical condition to Grant after shooting Saturday night.

UPDATE: The NOPD has issued a follow up report stating that there were only two victims in the shooting, not three as previously reported. Stay tuned to WGNO and WGNO.com for more information.

NEW ORLEANS — NOPD Sixth District officers are investigating a homicide that occurred near Washington and Loyola around 5:08 p.m.  

NOPD was called to the location for an aggravated battery by shooting.  Upon arrival, officers found two men suffering with gunshot wound(s). 

One man died at the scene, and the other – a male with a gunshot wound to a lower extremity – was transported to the hospital and is listed in stable condition.

No further details are available at this time.  

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