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One Man Killed and 5 Injured in Shooting After New Orleans Funeral

A man has been killed and five others were injured in a shooting in a New Orleans neighborhood.

New Orleans Police said in an emailed statement that the shooting occurred around 8pm Saturday in an area where a large crowd gathered.

Authorities responded to the area of Forstall Street and Burgandy Street after receiving reports about several men running around the area with guns.

Police said five males and a woman were found on the street and sidewalk with apparent gunshot wounds to the body.

The victims’ ages range from 24 to 30 and the five others who were shot have injuries that are not life threatening, accoridng to WWL-TV.

Police said an alleged disagreement led to the shooting that took place during a party after a funeral.

The Advocate reports that some people said a funeral party was being held.

Police say a male died at the scene. The conditions of the other victims were not immediately known.

One person of interest is in custody. The names of the victims and suspect have not been released.

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