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NOPD Seeks Person Of Interest In Bourbon St. Shooting [VIDEO]

UPDATE: NOPD has released more footage of a person of interest in the Bourbon St. shooting that left 10 injured. If you have any information please contact the Eighth District detectives at 504-658-6080 and/or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.

A Bourbon St. shooting early Sunday morning has left 10 injured and now NOPD is asking for your help in locating a person of interest.

No other information came with the release of the surveillance footage, but if you have any information please contact the Eighth District detectives at 504-658-6080 and/or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.

One 21-year-old female remains in the hospital in critical condition along with four other victims who have been stabilized. The other five victims have been treated and released. According to police, all 10 victims were innocent bystanders as two gunmen shot into the crowd in the 700 block of Bourbon St.

According to police, the gunfire began as the result of a dispute between two men, but one eyewitness describes the chaotic situation as it quickly escalated.

He seemed pissed off at some dude. Pulled the gun out, started shooting the guy and then turned around on the crowd and started shooting at us.

Bystanders quickly rushed in to aid the shooting victims before help arrived. The entire scene was captured on numerous cameras on and around Bourbon St. Be warned, you can hear the terrifying sounds of gunshots as well as screams, before and after the chaos.

Police are offering at $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest of each shooter.

Surveillance video from inside of Cat’s Meow shows patrons ducking for cover while the singer on stage—seemingly oblivious to what was going on—kept performing Blackstreet’s ‘No Diggity.’

[via WWL]

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