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US: Two killed, one injured in Louisiana shooting

24th Apr 2013

HOUSTON,  (Xinhua): Two men were killed and a children injured Tuesday in a shooting in the U.S. state of Louisiana, officials said.

 

The shooting happened in New Orleans, Louisiana, according to local TV channel FOX8.

 

Police received a report of multiple shots fired in Mid-City, a neighborhood in New Orleans, at 5:50 p.m., and when they arrived, they found two men with multiple gunshot wounds to their bodies on the porch of a home, according to the report.

 

An 8-year-old boy, who was shot in the stomach and arm, was taken to a hospital, where he is listed in stable condition, the report said.

 

Witnesses reportedly said two men opened fire and then fled on foot.

 

An investigation was underway.

 

Editor: Wang Yuanyuan

 

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/world/2013-04/24/c_132336256.htm

 

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