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(NEW ORLEANS) — A shooting at a park in New Orleans left multiple people in the hospital.

According to ABC News affiliate WGNO-TV, shots were fired Sunday night in the Ninth Ward where officers said more than 500 were gathered in a playground to shoot a music video near a block party event.

New Orleans Police Department said at least 16 were injured due to a direct gunshot wound or a graze wound. University Hospital in New Orleans told ABC News one of the victims is in critical condition.

Officers told WGNO-TV the film shoot and block party were unpermitted and unplanned and they were on their way to break up the gatherings when suspects began shooting into the crowd.

The shooting is being investigated and so far no suspects have been arrested.

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