[UPDATED] NOPD: Two men killed, another hospitalized in New Orleans East shooting


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UPDATE 1/11/2022: According to medical examiners, the two victims killed in the incident were an 18-year-old and 23 year old.

18-year-old Kane Sanders was killed from a gunshot wound according to the preliminary report.

23-year-old Christopher Cornelius also died from a gunshot wound(s).

9:19 P.M. UPDATE: The NOPD has upgraded this call to a double homicide following the death of two victims, while another remains in the hospital undergoing medical treatment.

The police also changed the location of the incident from the 8700 block of Gervais Street to the intersection of Curran Road and Benson Street.

8:46 P.M. UPDATE: In a follow-up report, the NOPD stated there were two add two additional victims involved in this incident.  One victim was transported to the hospital via EMS where he was pronounced deceased. Another arrived at the hospital via private conveyance and is undergoing treatment. 

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — The New Orleans Police Department began investigating a fatal shooting in a New Orleans East neighborhood Saturday evening.

On Twitter, the NOPD tweeted the incident had happened in the 8700 block of Gervais Street.

When police arrived on the scene officers discovered a man suffering from a gunshot injury.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

No further information is available at this time.

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