Seven shot, two fatally, in New Orleans' Lower 9th Ward

By Nikki Henderson | nhenderson@ktalnews.tv

Published 08/11 2014 09:27AM

Updated 08/11 2014 04:26PM

A man and an 18-year-old woman are dead after a drive-by shooting in New Orleans.

The shooting happened over the weekend in a neighborhood that was ravaged by Hurricane Katrina and has struggled with crime.

A woman and two children, ages 2 and 4, are in critical condition and a 13-year-old girl and a 37-year-old woman are in stable condition.

The victims were all in front of a house when a dark car occupied by men drove up, opened fire and sped off.

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