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Police: Woman, 7-year-old boy injured in shooting

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Police say investigators are questioning a suspect in connection with a double shooting that injured a woman and a 7-year-old boy.

New Orleans police said in a news release Sunday that the victims, who are cousins, were sleeping in a home when they heard a loud noise. When they looked at their security cameras, they saw an unknown man on their front porch.

News outlets report the victims started screaming and the man started shooting into the house.

The woman sustained a gunshot wound to the foot. The child sustained a gunshot wound to the stomach. Both victims are listed in stable condition.

Police say other family members were in the home during the incident but were not injured.

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