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Police: 1 dead, 1 wounded in shooting at a New Orleans Walmart

NEW ORLEANS, La. (AP) – Authorities say one person has been fatally shot and another wounded at a Walmart store in New Orleans. New Orleans Police said a man was detained for questioning after the shooting Monday evening in the city’s Gentilly district. A police statement said a city police officer who was working a secondary employment security detail at the store had taken the man in custody. Authorities say a male victim was found elsewhere in a store aisle with a gunshot wound to the chest and was pronounced dead on the scene. Police say a female victim had a gunshot wound to the foot and was in stable condition. The names of those involved weren’t immediately released.

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