NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 10 (UPI) — Gunfire erupted on New Orleans’ Bourbon Street during Mardi Gras festivities Saturday night, leaving two men and two women wounded, police said.
A police spokesman said one male victim was in critical condition and the others were in stable condition, The (New Orleans) Times-Picayune reported.
Patrick Clay, 21, of Mandeville said the 9:30 p.m. shooting sent a crowd of people running.
“Everyone immediately started running and the cops immediately started running towards where people were running from,” Clay said.
“I was with a group of about seven people and at that point we all just kind of grasped hands and made our way through the crowd as soon as possible. We were pretty scared, but at that point, I was just more worried about taking care of my friends.”
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