Gunfire Injures 9 People in Bourbon Street New Orleans

CNN – Gunfire struck nine people on Bourbon Street in New Orleans early Sunday, police spokesman Frank Robertson said.

The shooting happened at 2:45 a.m. in the French Quarter. Initial reports had indicated that seven people were injured in the incident.

Superintendent of the New Orleans Police Department Ronal Serpas said Sunday that the shooting may have occurred due to a heated exchange between two young men.

“Right now, we believe they did exchange gunfire,” he said at a press conference. “Those two young men choose to hurt each other and put other people at risk.”

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