Five injured outside New Orleans bar following Mardi Gras stabbing: report

Incident unfolded after someone was denied entry to the bar

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A mass stabbing outside a New Orleans bar near Tulane University on Mardi Gras left five people injured.

New Orleans and Tulane police say the stabbing happened around 7:43 in the morning on Tuesday. Officials did not immediately release information on the number of victims to WVUE-TV, but The Sun reports there were five.

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The Sun reports police said the incident unfolded after someone was denied entry to the bar, and "became violent." A fight then broke out outside the establishment.

One of the five victims was reportedly a Loyola University student who works at the bar. He was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The conditions of the other four victims have not been released.  

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An afternoon update by the New Orleans Police Department said no arrests have been made, according to Fox 8, despite earlier reporting that someone had been taken into custody before 9 a.m.