Around 1 p.m. Saturday, a shooting was reported in the 3900 block of Louisiana Avenue Parkway (about a block off Broad Street), NOPD officials said. The victim, a 27-year-old man, was shot several times, but his injuries did not appear to be life threatening, police said.
Shortly before 8 p.m., another shooting was reported in the 500 block of Josephine Street (about a block from the intersection of Jackson Avenue and Tchoupitoulas Street), police said. That victim, a 21-year-old man, was hit in the abdomen, and no update on his condition was immediately available.
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