5 shot, including 2 killed in New Orleans, police say

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The shooting happened just two miles from where revelers gathered for Fat Tuesday celebrations. (KFSN)

Just miles from Mardi Gras festivities, five people were shot in New Orleans. Police say they were hit before making it to a gas station Tuesday night.

Two men died, one at the scene, another at a hospital.

The shooting happened just two miles from where revelers gathered for Fat Tuesday celebrations.

This was not the first shooting in the city, just after 3 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, officers responded to two shootings near the traditional Mardi Gras route that left three people injured.
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