Ten people were shot and two others stabbed during a violent weekend in New Orleans...
In the first killing, a 23-year-old local Marine was fatally stabbed early Sunday...ollowing a dispute with a man who had defamed the Marine's wife. Then, on Monday morning, police officers found a 37-year-old man, dead of a gunshot wound, lying on the corner of Burgundy and St. Louis streets.
Two pregnant woman standing inside a trailer in the 8200 block of Chef Menteur Highway were wounded in a spray of gunfire at 11 a.m.
Shortly before 7 p.m., two men, both visitors from Arizona, were slashed on St. Peter Street near the Mississippi River in the French Quarter. The pair became embroiled in an argument with a group consisting of two men and two women. One suspect cut one victim on the arm with an unknown object. The second victim was hit in the eye with a brick, according to police.
Two men were wounded by gunfire in Mid-City on Saturday night. The shooting occurred shortly before 9 in the 3000 block of Bienville Street. The men, both 24, were sitting in front of a house when gunshots rang out. One man was shot in the foot; the other received a graze wound to the left arm. They were later listed in stable condition.
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