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3 shot during Super Bowl celebrations in New Orleans

One man and two women were shot in the French Quarter during Super Bowl celebrations in New Orleans.
One man and two women were shot in the French Quarter during Super Bowl celebrations in New Orleans.
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • One man, two women were shot around midnight in French Quarter
  • None of the victims had life-threatening injuries
  • CNN affiliate WWL-TV reports two people detained in connection with shooting
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New Orleans, Louisiana (CNN) -- Three people were shot amid celebrations surrounding the New Orleans Saints' Super Bowl win, police said Monday.

The shootings occurred at about midnight, at the intersection of Iberville and Bourbon streets, in the Crescent City's French Quarter, authorities said in a statement.

None of the victims -- a 25-year-old man, a 30-year-old woman and a 36-year-old woman -- had life-threatening injuries, New Orleans, Louisiana, police said.

The 25-year-old was shot in his right ankle and both women were shot in their left shin. All three were treated and released in good condition.

"According to investigators, the victims stated that they were standing with a crowd when they heard gunshots and observed that they had been struck," the police statement said. Several officers were in the area and responded quickly to the call of shots fired, according to the statement.

CNN affiliate WWL-TV of New Orleans reported Monday that two people had been detained in connection with the incident. In the police statement, issued Monday, authorities asked those with information to contact them.

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