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New Orleans sees four shootings today

Posted at 6:38 PM, Dec 25, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-25 19:38:31-05

New Orleans police worked the fourth shooting of the day Tuesday – Christmas Day – after a victim died of gunshot wounds in Algiers, WVUE reports.

The shooting was reported at about 5:20 p.m. at Gen. Meyer Avenue and Casimire Street. No further information was available.

The violence began Christmas Day at 7:30 a.m. when a male was shot in the thigh in the 1500 block of Pleasure Street, the station reports.

A fatal shooting took place about an hour later at 8:30 a.m. in the 2500 block of Clara Street in Central City, WVUE reports.

And, just before 12:30 p.m., man was grazed by a bullet in another shooting, WVUE reports.

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