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Southern University student killed in Monday shooting

WWL Radio New Orleans 12/28/2022 Associated Press
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(AP) -- Courtney Hughes, a 19-year-old Southern University student, was one of two people killed in a shooting early Monday in New Orleans.

Police said a 19-year-old man also died at the scene.

Four injured teens--three are 18 years old and the fourth is 17--were taken to the hospital and their conditions were not known.

No arrests have been announced.

The motive and number of shooters remains unclear.

The shooting happened around 12:30 a.m. Monday in the city's Lower Ninth Ward neighborhood, about 4 miles east of downtown New Orleans.

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