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A man sustained several stab wounds in a physical fight in the 2500 block of Piety Street early Saturday, the New Orleans Police Department says.

The man, 57, was approached from behind by three unknown men, who fought the man before fleeing into Samson Park. 

Other violent crimes reported in the New Orleans area:

  • A 44-year-old man was shot as he walked to his vehicle from a gas station near the intersection of Napoleon and South Claiborne avenues around 5:30 a.m. Friday. The man transported himself to a hospital.
  • A 49-year-old man was shot after stopping to talk to an unknown man. The victim was transported to a hospital near North Prieur and Dumaine streets around 12:32 p.m. Friday.