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A 21-year-old man was shot in the thigh while leaving a store in the 3700 block of Clematis Street in Gentilly about 5:40 p.m. Tuesday, New Orleans police said. The attacker fired roughly eight times at the victim, who was taken to the hospital by paramedics after fleeing to a home in the area. 

About 4:45 p.m. Wednesday, New Orleans police said a man was shot in the buttocks at the corner of Dumaine and North Roman streets in Treme. 

In other matters recently handled by local authorities:

• Eddie Dingle, arrested on allegations that he fatally shot a man named Maurice Williams during a fight on St. Charles Avenue while a parade rolled nearby on Mardi Gras, posted $100,000 bail on March 7 for his release from jail. While he awaits trial, he must wear an ankle monitor and remain in the confines of his family's home in Gretna, except to visit his attorney Lionel Lon Burns, a doctor, or his church. 

Dingle's bail had initially been set at $250,000, but Magistrate Court Commissioner Albert Thibodaux later reduced it to $100,000. Another of his bail conditions is weekly drug testing, Burns said. 

• About 11:20 p.m. Tuesday, a 27-year-old man in the 3400 block of Vespasian Boulevard in Algiers was robbed of his car at gunpoint outside of his home after a woman approached him and asked for water, New Orleans police said. A man wielding a gun confronted the victim after he went inside to get the water, and the gunman fled with in the car with the woman when the victim handed over his keys, police said.

• About 3:05 p.m. Tuesday on Tennyson Place in Algiers, an unidentified child reported to police that the child had been raped by a known person, New Orleans police said.

• New Orleans police on Wednesday released images of a man accused Saturday of wielding a machete and threatening a store cashier who had refused to exchange him dollar bills for three dollars' worth of coins. The incident occurred in the 3100 block of Gentilly Boulevard, police said. 

• Three of the five people arrested in connection with a drug-related shooting in Ironton over the weekend were also wounded in the incident, the Plaquemines Parish Sheriff's Office said. 

Mikal Black, 19; Dillon Moliere 23; and Chrishaad Napoleon, 17, were all wounded in arrested in the case on drug allegations. Black and Moliere were also booked on counts of battery.

The Plaquemines sheriff's office said the incident occurred about 6 p.m. Saturday in Giraud Street. Napolean was arrested while driving a car that matched the description of one used in the shooting, deputies said. 

Moliere and Black were arrested after showing up at local hospitals. Also arrested in the case were Kaelyn St. Ann and Denarial Reddick, both 19. 

• Kenner firefighters battled a blaze at a 68-tenant apartment complex in 1000 block of Revered Richard Wilson Drive on Wednesday morning, two weeks after another fire at that same building. Wednesday's fire began in the unit next to the one that was at the center of the Feb. 25 fire there, when repairs to the sprinkler system were also made, officials said. 

Then, in the nearby 300 block of Oxley Street, firefighters doused a water heater fire. No injuries were reported, and officials cited response times of about one minute. 

Dalvin Jackson, 24, is wanted on allegations that he was part of an incident that involved a man pointing a gun at a motorist cut off near the corner of North Claiborne Avenue and Port Street in the St. Claude neighborhood, New Orleans police said Wednesday. Crimestoppers can be reached at 504-822-1111. 

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