Eleven people were wounded in a shooting early Sunday in New Orleans’ French Quarter, a popular tourist hub, US police said, adding that two of the victims were in a critical condition.
The shooting took place at 3:00 am on a crowded commercial street near many hotels in a historic district that attracts visitors from around the world.
No fatalities had been reported, and police said they quickly responded to the incident as extra patrols were on duty for an annual Thanksgiving weekend university football game in the city.
“We had officers on that very block that thought they were being fired upon,” police superintendent Shaun Ferguson told reporters.
“Unfortunately, there were so many people out here we were unable to determine who was actually firing shots at the time. We do not know how it started.”
The New Orleans Police Department said via its Twitter feed that no arrests had been made and investigations were ongoing.
DISCLAIMER: Opinion articles are solely the responsibility of the author and does not necessarily reflect the views of the publishers Of
EKO HOT BLOG
For publication of your News Contents, articles, Videos or any other News Worthy Materials, please send to [email protected]
For Advert and other info, you can call 08035617233 or send a WhatsApp Message to 08035617233.
Please drop your comments
Women’s Football Needs Social Impact To Attract Investors, Says CAF
Buhari Performance In Five Years Woeful — Shettima
Chelsea May Bid For Samuel Chukwueze Before Other Clubs, Says Management
COVID-19: Fayemi Hints At Reopening Of Schools As Ekiti Eases Lockdown
‘Our Children, Posterity Will Not Forget Your Regime’, Eti Osa Tells Sanwo-Olu
Bishop Oyedepo Blows Hot Over Pastors Who Want Churches To Remain Closed
JUST IN: Churches To Reopen From Sunday, June 7
JUNE 2020: Happy New Month Messages, Wished And Prayers
Tears As Gunmen Kill APC Chairman In Katsina
BREAKING: COVID-19 Cases In Nigeria Hits Over 10,000, See Breakdown
May 30: IPOB Releases Guidelines On How Biafra’s Day Will Be Celebrated
Gbajabiamila Mourns Bakare, Says Death ‘A Sad Loss’
COVID-19: Lagos Gives Tough Conditions For Schools To Reopen
Major Nigerian Headlines For Today, Monday, May 25th, 2020
Panic In Oworonshoki As Notorious Cultist, ‘Obasanjo’ Has Been Killed (Photos)
T.I Blows Hot Over Trump Using His Track “Whatever You Like” As Anti-Biden Campaign
The Robbery At Eleko Junction On Eid-il-Fitri Day – See New Reaction From Youths
Top Member Of Buhari’s Cabinet Is Dead
IPOB: Nnamdi Kanu Makes Shocking Allegation Against British Govt.
‘Help The Needy’, Nigerians Blast Bank For Helping Cynthia Morgan
Sapele: Woman Runs Mad After Being Dropped Off By Suspected Ritualist (Video)
VIDEO: Amotekun Will Eventually Become The Law Of The Land- Lagos Monarchs
If You’re Dating A Married Man And Not Cashing Out, Your Need Help- Mercy Aigbe
Video: Fans Attack Man United Chief Executive Ed Woodward’s Home
Grammy 2020: Watch As Angelique Kidjo Dedicates Award To Burna Boy
#JusticeForChima: VP Osinbajo To Police, Stop Harassing Young People (Video)
VIDEO: LASG Makes Case To End Domestic Violence
Airtel Launches AirtelTv Platform On Demand
Video: Woman Attacks Lady Trying To Snatch Her Husband
OYO 2020: Fire Outbreak Halts Oyo Traditional Conference (Video)
- Featured2 days ago
Gambari Does Not Have Access To Buhari, See Real Chief Of Staff
- Featured1 day ago
Biafra: Ohanaeze Tells Buhari What To Do To Nnamdi Kanu, Uwazurike, Asari Dokubo
- News19 hours ago
‘Shalanga Coordinator’ — Osinbajo Gets New Name After Inaugurating Toilet Campaign
- News2 days ago
Prophet Odumeje Tenders Apology To Imo, Anambra People
- Metro2 days ago
Court Sentences Pastor To Death By Hanging, See Why
- News2 days ago
Cause Of Mysterious Deaths In Bauchi Revealed
- EKO NEWS1 day ago
King Saheed Ademola Elegushi Receives Council Boss In His Palace
- News22 hours ago
Major Nigerian Headlines For Today, Sunday, May 31st, 2020