Woman punched in the face as 8 injured in mass shooting in New Orleans

Woman punched in the face as 8 injured in mass shooting in New Orleans

A woman was shot in the face and 7 others were injured in a mass shooting in New Orleans early Sunday, city police said.

The woman was in “critical condition,” the New Orleans Police Department said in a statement posted on Twitter.

“The other victims arrived by private transport to local hospitals and are listed either in stable condition or as having received abrasions,” the statement added.

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Investigators were working to establish a motive for the shooting, which the statement said took place in the 10,100 block of South I-10 Service Road in eastern New Orleans.

No information on the suspects or the motive was provided.