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Three dead and seven hospitalized after a shooting in New Orleans

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People react at the scene of a shooting in New Orleans on Saturday

"There is no place in New Orleans for this kind of violence", New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell said on her official Twitter page.

In 2014, The Advocate reported two women who were cousins of Hankton were accused of shocking a third woman with a stun gun and hitting her with a auto.

The shooting left a trail of injured and dead as well as a trail of tears as family members and friends shrieked and screamed with grief and pain at the latest carnage on New Orleans streets. "We need more than anything for people to come forward to help the NOPD right now solve this case". "A lot of people saw and heard what happened".

The seven victims - including five men and two women - remained in "varying degrees of condition, some more critical than others", New Orleans EMS Director Dr. Emily Nichols said on Saturday night.

Crimestoppers can be reached at 504.822.1111 or through the website.

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In the 2800 block of Louisiana Avenue, crime tape was in place at a house and officers stood on the front porch.

Another man and woman were pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

Authorities have also yet to disclose any information about the suspects in the shooting.

In October 2011, the younger brother of John Matthews, who owned Jazz Daiquiris at the time, was gunned down three days after Hankton was given a life sentence in the 2008 shooting.

Councilmembers Jason Williams and Helena Moreno issued a joint statement Sunday, calling the shooting "unacceptable and barbaric". "That's personal, it doesn't get more personal and we take it personal", he said. "Violence takes lives in a moment, but it is borne long before it erupts and its echoes have far-reaching impacts".

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