NEW ORLEANS, LA (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.