Booze to Bullets: 10 Shot on Bourbon Street, 1 Dead

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NEW ORLEANS — No one ever expects their night to go from booze to bullets.

But on New Orleans’ infamous Bourbon Street, some party crashers killed the night’s buzz. Two men were arrested after a shooting in the French Quarter. Ten people were shot — at least one of them has died.

The popular area is usually the spot to be — but not Saturday night. Crowds were partying it up for the Bayou Classic weekend when the tragedy hit.

“This was not the place or time to bring firearms to the Bayou Classic or any event,” said Police Superintendent Michael Harrison, according to CNN affiliate WVUE. “This is not the place where something like this should happen.”

People need to put down the guns and just take a shot… of alcohol.

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