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A man has died after a shooting Wednesday afternoon near the intersection of Bourbon and Toulouse streets in the French Quarter, according to New Orleans Police.
Witnesses reported several gun shots shortly before 2 p.m. in the 800 block of Toulouse Street, near SLUSH Frozen Cocktails bar, where the man was shot several times.
Immediately after the shooting, witnesses said the victim ran inside the bar, where he collapsed. The man was located at the scene by New Orleans Police and medic units, who responded to the incident within minutes.
The man was transported to a local hospital, where he died, according to NOPD Eighth District Commander Hans Ganthier.
The alleged shooter was apprehended several blocks away on Rampart Street. Neither the victim or the suspect were immediately identified by police.