Mar 13, 2011 10:21 AM by Chris Welty

New Orleans Police: 5 Teens Shot in Bar, 1 Dead

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Police say a gunman apparently opened fire on
teenagers attending a party in a New Orleans bar and fled, leaving
one 18-year-old man dead and four other teens wounded.
Police said early Sunday a 16-year-old girl was in critical
condition and two other girls ages 14 and 17 and a 15-year-old boy
were hospitalized in stable condition. Police say all had gunshot
A police statement says shots erupted late Saturday just before
midnight and all five were found in the bar where the 18-year-old
was pronounced dead by paramedics.
A police spokesman, Officer Gary Flot, told The Associated Press
by phone early Sunday that he had no immediate details about the
circumstances, a motive or the suspect's whereabouts.
Those shot were not immediately identified.


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