News Breaking: Gunfight leaves 16 people injured in New Orleans

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by dawg, Nov 22, 2015.

  1. dawg

    dawg In The Dog House Staff Member

    Reputations:
    57,779
    Joined:
    Aug 19, 2010
    Messages:
    128,918
    Likes Received:
    108,035
    A gunfight erupted on Sunday in a New Orleans park during a party where a music video was being filmed, leaving 16 people injured, police said.

    Circumstances surrounding the shooting in the city's Upper Ninth Ward, and details of what precipitated the violence, were not immediately clear, but New Orleans Police Department spokesman Tyler Gamble told Reuters no fatalities were reported.

    Asked whether gang activity was thought to be involved, Gamble said it "was still too soon to say."

    "We know, by speaking with some of the victims, that there were two groups of people shooting at each other," Gamble said.

    He said he did not know the conditions of the 16 victims, who were taken to several area hospitals for treatment.

    The gunfight broke out during what appeared to be an "unplanned block party" attended by some 200 people where a music video was being shot, Gamble said.

    The incident unfolded between 6 and 7 p.m. Central Time at the Bunny Friend playground, following a community "second line" parade that ended a few blocks away earlier in the day, police said in an earlier statement.

    New Orleans police Commander Chris Goodley, speaking in a video clip posted by the New Orleans Times-Picayune website, said the crowd at the park remained "orderly" after the shooting.

    "But we were trying to preserve the crime scene as best as we could and tend to the victims," he added.

    New Orleans Police Superintendent Michael Harrison also was quoted by the Times-Picayune as saying, "no one has died at this time."

    Three witnesses told the newspaper they saw a man with a silver-colored machine gun, and also heard more gunshots coming from within the crowd as he ran away. Several people were lying on the sidewalk after the shooting, it said.

    WVUE-TV said police believed the shooting stemmed from a fight.

    New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu had arrived at the scene of the shooting, the Times-Picayune said.


    Read more at Reutershttp://www.reuters.com/article/2015/11/23/us-louisiana-shooting-idUSKBN0TC06820151123#8TI3hPbp0j1h5v5b.99
     
  2. Swedish John

    Swedish John I'm your huckleberry

    Reputations:
    413
    Joined:
    Sep 20, 2010
    Messages:
    30,184
    Likes Received:
    18,274
    Obama's fault.
     
    jaw_belize likes this.
  3. PI Nate

    PI Nate Disenfranchised since 1984... Gold

    Reputations:
    108,590
    Joined:
    Mar 4, 2011
    Messages:
    61,763
    Likes Received:
    76,452
    Music video, unplanned block party, alcohol, New Orleans, what could go wrong?
     
    TheHighHat, Nemo, AbeVigoda and 9 others like this.
  4. GLguygardner

    GLguygardner Chickenshit heel

    Reputations:
    32,302
    Joined:
    Sep 2, 2010
    Messages:
    14,680
    Likes Received:
    34,438
    I'm gonna guess the race here...
     
    Bearcat1, Wiggy and MyLazyHand like this.
  5. Zyro

    Zyro Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    2,865
    Joined:
    Sep 11, 2010
    Messages:
    2,834
    Likes Received:
    6,851
    Is it time for another hurricane?
     
  6. ice cream

    ice cream Well-Known Member VIP

    Reputations:
    1,925
    Joined:
    Dec 22, 2011
    Messages:
    24,208
    Likes Received:
    5,621
    No guessing needs to be done here
     
    assnuts likes this.
  7. Slow

    Slow All The Pieces Matter DawgShed News

    Reputations:
    152,930
    Joined:
    Jan 13, 2014
    Messages:
    18,438
    Likes Received:
    83,179
    :pray:
     
  8. Bristol Chicken

    Bristol Chicken Free Range and Loving It

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Dec 4, 2013
    Messages:
    3,619
    Likes Received:
    13,709
    When did Suge Knight get out of prison?
     
  9. dawg

    dawg In The Dog House Staff Member

    Reputations:
    57,779
    Joined:
    Aug 19, 2010
    Messages:
    128,918
    Likes Received:
    108,035


     
    Nemo and Stretch5000 like this.
  10. dawg

    dawg In The Dog House Staff Member

    Reputations:
    57,779
    Joined:
    Aug 19, 2010
    Messages:
    128,918
    Likes Received:
    108,035
    Your constipation is Obama's fault, am I right?
     
  11. Swedish John

    Swedish John I'm your huckleberry

    Reputations:
    413
    Joined:
    Sep 20, 2010
    Messages:
    30,184
    Likes Received:
    18,274
    No. that's just a lack of metamucil.
     
    dawg likes this.
  12. F Timmy

    F Timmy Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    10,507
    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2014
    Messages:
    488
    Likes Received:
    1,319
  13. FrstTimeLngTme

    FrstTimeLngTme Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    2,081
    Joined:
    Jan 12, 2014
    Messages:
    1,672
    Likes Received:
    5,070
    That'll be one hell of a music video!
     
    JFK, jaw_belize and Beths Arab like this.
  14. Maddux

    Maddux Well-Known Member VIP

    Reputations:
    1,510
    Joined:
    Dec 12, 2013
    Messages:
    620
    Likes Received:
    1,338
    500 people and no witnesses?...if the shooters were white there would be 500 witnesses...
     
  15. Shithead

    Shithead Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    11,314
    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2012
    Messages:
    14,958
    Likes Received:
    25,954
    Too bad, but it's early yet
     
  16. reno

    reno VIP Extreme Gold

    Reputations:
    34,103
    Joined:
    Jan 10, 2012
    Messages:
    14,620
    Likes Received:
    43,955
    Now that's a party!
     
  17. DogStar69

    DogStar69 Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    1,039
    Joined:
    Sep 22, 2010
    Messages:
    30,793
    Likes Received:
    18,387
    Thanks O'Trumpa
     
  18. DogStar69

    DogStar69 Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    1,039
    Joined:
    Sep 22, 2010
    Messages:
    30,793
    Likes Received:
    18,387
    If Obama had a gunfight it would look like this.
     
  19. Getthepoisonout

    Getthepoisonout I regret my username

    Reputations:
    42
    Joined:
    Jun 14, 2012
    Messages:
    2,784
    Likes Received:
    6,103
    How is there no cell phone video of this ?
     
  20. Stag

    Stag VIP Extreme Gold

    Reputations:
    11,067
    Joined:
    Jan 17, 2014
    Messages:
    3,045
    Likes Received:
    7,525
    I'm going to guess this wasn't a James Taylor video being shot
     
    blindbella likes this.