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Two dead, 6 injured after shooting at Slidell bar

WDSU - Multiple people were shot and two were killed after a fight broke out near the intersection of First Street and Cousin Street Thursday morning, Slidell police said.

Police said the fight broke out as bars were closing around 1:30 a.m. Witnesses said shots were fired into a crowd.

Police said eight people were shot. Two people were reported dead. The other six were in stable or guarded condition, according to police. The victims were taken to hospitals in Slidell and the New Orleans metro area.

The area is known as Olde Town Slidell. Several bars are clustered in the area.

At last word, the shooter was not in custody. 


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