Police investigating shooting in Florida neighborhood

Police investigating shooting in Florida neighborhood
The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a shooing in the Florida neighborhood that left one man injured.

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a shooing in the Florida neighborhood that left one man injured.

Police say the shooting happened around 7:30 p.m. in the 2200 block of Desire Street.

The victim told police that he was walking on Desire Street towards North Galvez Street when he was approached by a dark colored vehicle. As the vehicle approached him, several shots were fired from the vehicle. The victim fled towards his vehicle that was parked near the intersection of North Rocheblave Street and Desire Street. Once he made it to his vehicle, he realized that he had been shot. The victim then drove himself to the hospital where he was treated for his injury.

If anyone has any information about the shooting, they are asked to contact Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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