Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Text Messages

We recieve one warning us of "something like 20 gunshots" going off in Mid-City.
"Maybe you'll be writing it tomorrow," the message read.

2)Later Tuesday, a 28-year-old New Orleans man was shot in the 3900 block of Hamilton Street in Hollygrove. Officers responded to a call at 7:40 p.m. about gunfire and found the man lying on the street near Palmetto Street and Airline Drive. He died at the scene

In news from Tuesday:

Meanwhile, one of two men shot Monday in a nightclub in Gert Town has died, the coroner's office said.In the Gert Town case, Durrell Brown, 21, of New Orleans and a 23-year-old man were shot Monday about 2:30 a.m. in Club Rockafella 2.5 at 3635 Pine St.

Police said an officer who was in the area heard shots and entered the crowded club, which is a block from Washington Avenue. He found Brown shot in the back of the head and the other man shot in the shoulder and stomach.

Brown died Tuesday at University Hospital

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