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Louisiana Shooting Sends Five People to Hospital, Reports Say

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – At least five people were injured in a shooting in Shreveport, Louisiana, KSLA reports.

“We were responding this evening to traffic congestion and during that congestion, numerous shots were fired and there are a lot of victims that were showing up at different hospitals”, a Shreveport police spokesman said late Sunday, as aired on KSLA.

According to KSLA, a total of five people were injured in the shooting, which occurred on Hearne Avenue at 9:02 p.m. local time on Sunday (02:02 GMT on Monday).

The investigation is only in its early stages, according to police, and no arrests have been made so far.

This is not the first mass shooting that hit the state over the weekend: on Saturday night, six people were shot at a 12-year-old’s birthday party in LaPlace, Louisiana, according to the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office.

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