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Posted: Sunday, 10 August 2014 10:09PM

Cops: 7 shot in 9th Ward including 2 small children

Seven people were shot while sitting on a porch in the Lower 9th Ward Sunday night in New Orleans.

"We have two confirmed homicides," Officer Frank Robertson said in an email.

The wounded include a 2-year-old and a 4-year-old child.

"Two victims has died on the scene, five victims has been transported to the hospital two of which are in stable condition and a 2 and 4 year are in critical condition," Robertson said.

Police did not have detailed descriptions of the suspects.

"Witnesses observed a late model dark colored possible a Honda Accord with possibly a Louisiana commercial license plate, occupied by several African American males fleeing the scene."

It happened in the 5400 block of Burgundy Street.

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