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Baby gunned down in ambush on bridge

A 7-month-old boy and his dad are dead after someone opened fire on their car in New Orleans.
A 7-month-old boy and his dad are dead after someone opened fire on their car in New Orleans.

The shooting happened around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday on the Crescent City Connection Bridge over the Mississippi River.

Police say a bullet struck the baby in the head and his 25-year-old father was shot multiple times.  The driver and a passenger in the front seat of the car were unharmed.

Investigators believe the shooting was not a random act and the man who was killed knew his shooter.

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