Sunday Was The Most Violent Day In New Orleans So Far This Year With 8 People Shot

So far, 350 people have been shot this year in New Orleans. On Sunday, an additional 8 victims were added to the tally. Sunday went down as the most violent day this year in New Orleans so far.


Six shootings between 12:55 a.m. and 11:40 p.m. Sunday (June 18) left eight people wounded. The violence stretched from the Lower 9th Ward to New Orleans East, Hollygrove, Central City and Hoffman Triangle.

The tally of gunshot victims is among New Orleans’ highest for any single day in 2017, a year in which nearly 350 people have been killed or wounded by gunfire — an average of two people every day.

The shootings were not clustered in one part of the city. Instead, the shootings took place all over New Orleans.

Here are some of the writeups of the attacks across the city.

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