NEW ORLEANS, La. (AP) — New Orleans Police say one man is dead and nine others injured following a shooting in the French Quarter.
Police Superintendent Michael Harrison says officers responded about 1:30 a.m. Sunday to a shooting at the intersection of Iberville and Bourbon streets.
Harrison said the shooting victims whose ages ranged from 20 to 37 included two women and eight men. One man died at a hospital.
Harrison says police are still trying to determine a motive in the shooting. Two men, including a shooting victim, were arrested for illegal possession of a firearm.
Harrison says there was an increased police presence in the area for the Bayou Classic football game Saturday night between Southern and Grambling universities. Homicide detectives are still investigating.