Source: John Bacon / USA Today
Halloween turned deadly in New Orleans last night as gunfire erupted at four different celebrations, leaving two people dead and 13 others wounded, WWLTV.com reports.
In Washington, D.C., six people were wounded in five separate shootings, WUSA-TV reports.
In New Orleans, one shooting spree just after midnight on Bourbon Street left one person dead and seven wounded, police spokesman officer Garry Flot said. A short time later, police said one man was killed and three people wounded in shootings near Canal Street. An arrest was made in that case, police said in a statement.
In Washington, the most serious shooting was in the Georgetown area, known for years as a gathering spot on Halloween night. Police traditionally shut down streets to accommodate crowds. The Associated Press reports that a juvenile was rushed to the hospital in critical condition.
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