One dead, 5 injured in New Orleans funeral party shooting

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 man has been killed and five people were injured in a shooting that took place in New Orleans Saturday.

New Orleans Police said in an statement that the shooting occurred Saturday evening in an area where a large crowd gathered.

According to reports, five men and a woman were found on the street and sidewalk with apparent gunshot wounds to the body.

The Advocate reports that some people said a funeral party was being held.

A male died at the scene. The conditions of the other victims were not immediately known.

Police say one person of interest is in custody, but the names of the victims and suspect have not been released.

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