Two killed, five wounded in Lower 9th Ward _lowres

Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- Police and the Orleans Parish Coroner move one of the victims at a double murder and shooting incident at the 5400 block of Burgundy in the Lower Ninth Ward in New Orleans, La. Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014.

Two people were killed Sunday night in the 5400 block of Burgundy Street in the Lower 9th Ward, New Orleans police reported.

Seven people were shot in all around 8 p.m., said Officer Frank Robertson, a spokesman for the New Orleans Police Department.

He said five victims were transported to the hospital. Two were in stable condition, and a 2-year-old and a 4-year-old were in critical condition.

Witnesses observed a late-model dark-colored vehicle, possibly a Honda Accord with possibly a Louisiana commercial license plate, leaving the scene with several men inside it, Robertson said.