10 wounded in New Orleans, leaving 2 in critical condition


Maddux Hagy

The police shot the protesters with rubber bullets and used tear gas on them.

On December 1st around, 3:00 A.M., a shooting occurred in the New Orleans French Quarter that left 10 people wounded and two people in critical condition.  The shooting occurred near a historic crowded street that attracts visitors from all over the world. 

Police have not identified the gunman, and they have put out extra patrols to cover the annual football game that happens on Thanksgiving weekend.  New Orleans Police superintendent told reporter’s “ We had officers on that very block that thought they were being fired upon.” 

The police were not able to locate the shooter because it was very crowded at that moment, and they do not know how the shooting started. 

The New Orleans police department said an investigation is ongoing and no arrest has been made.

ABC News