Man shot on St. Claude Ave.

Man shot on St. Claude Ave.
The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a shooting on St. Claude Avenue that has left a man injured.

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a shooting on St. Claude Avenue that has left a man injured.

Police say the shooting happened just before 2 p.m. in the 6200 block of St. Claude Ave.

According to investigators, the 37-year-old victim and his friend noticed an extension cord running from their home to the abandoned home next door. When the victim removed the cord, the suspect approached him from behind demanding the cord back. The two got into a physical altercation and the suspect returned with a gun and shot the victim multiple times. The suspect then fled the scene.

The victim was taken to University Medical Center where he is listed in stable condition.

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

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