NOPD investigates double shooting in the Seventh District

Don Ames
February 02, 2019 - 9:41 am
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New Orleans Police say they are investigating a double shooting that occurred early Saturday morning in New Orleans East.

According to  police report, a male and female victim were shot multiple times, shortly before 2 a.m.

Police say two men were invited into the victims' hotel room in the 8400 block of North I-10 Service Road.

One of those men stepped outside. When he returned, he shot both victims multiple times. 

The 40-year-old male victim suffered gunshot wounds to the chest and arm. The 29-year-old female victim also sustained multiple gunshot wounds.

Both victims were taken to a local hospital by EMS. 

Police are calling the incident an attempted homicide. The investigation remains active and ongoing. 

No further details are available at this time.

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