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New Orleans police: 1 man dead, 2 others wounded in French Quarter shooting


NEW ORLEANS — New Orleans police say one man is dead and two others wounded in a French Quarter shooting.

Police say that when they arrived at the scene early Wednesday morning, a 35-year-old man was found dead in the 600 block of Iberville St. They say the two men wounded were taken to a nearly by hospital for treatment. A 31-year-old man was shot to the torso and 27-year-old man had a graze wound to the leg. Both men are listed in stable condition.

Office Garry Flot says detectives found a handgun under the 35-year-old male's body and another handgun at the scene.

Flot says detectives are investigating to determine a motive.

Police have not released the names of those involved in the shooting.

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