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1 dead, 1 hurt in New Orleans Christmas shooting

December 26, 2018

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — One man has been killed and a woman wounded in a shooting on Christmas day in New Orleans.

News outlets reported dozens of people gathered at the shooting scene late Tuesday afternoon. One woman who said she was a relative of the dead man called it a sad Christmas.

The man died at the scene from several gunshot wounds. His name has not been released. Police spokesman Juan Barnes says woman across the street suffered a leg injury. She’s been taken to a hospital. Her name has not been released either.

Barnes said investigators have not determined a motive for the shootings. No arrests have been made.

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