The shooting took place in a busy commercial block of Canal Street in the French Quarter.
“The total number of victims in this incident is 11. A victim walked in at a local hospital for treatment. The investigation remains ongoing”, the police said on Twitter.
According to the statement, a suspect was detained near the scene, but his possible involvement in the incident remains under investigation.
“No arrests have been made at this time. Investigation remains ongoing”, the police added.
According to media reports, all those injured were taken to local hospitals, two are in critical condition. Previous reports said that 10 people had been injured in the shooting.
Thanksgiving Day in New Orleans was marked by two separate shootings, several robberies, and an attempted kidnapping of a child. The police have already started investigating the incidents and are currently collecting evidence and information to identify the perpetrators of the attacks.