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Woman arrested in shooting at University Medical Center was at ER for mental health crisis, NOLA.com reports

The father of Shante Wade’s children was bringing her to the University Medical Center emergency room for mental health treatment when she fired 11 shots from the ER ramp, two of them striking strangers in the hospital, and was arrested on two counts of aggravated battery and other charges, Ramon Antonio Vargas reports in The Read More…

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Woman in custody after shooting outside UMC injures two patients

A couple’s argument outside the University Medical Center emergency room escalated into gunfire that injured two hospital patients, the New Orleans Police Department reported. At about 11:25 a.m., First District officers responded to reports of an active shooting at the emergency ramp of the University Medical Center. “When they arrived, they determined it was a Read More…

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Police blotter: Armed robberies, carjacking, shooting reported across Mid-City

Multiple armed robberies, a carjacking and a shooting were reported in Mid-City neighborhoods from Thursday through Sunday, according to the New Orleans Police Department. Shooting: The shooting was in the Tulane-Gravier neighborhood early Sunday (Dec. 6). The victim, a 42-year-old man, was shot multiple times during an argument with the gunman in the 2600 block Read More…