Elderly man attacked, robbed as he took the trash out

New Orleans, La. - An elderly man was attacked and robbed Tuesday night as he took his trash out, police say.

It happened around 9:30 in the 4800 block of Virgilian Street in New Orleans East.

The victim was putting out his trash and as he was going back inside,  two black males approached him with a gun.

They forced the man back inside and struck him over the head with the gun.

The suspects then fired three shots inside the residence and fled with the victim's shotgun from his residence.

No arrests have been made. Call Crimestoppers at 822-1111 if you have any information that can help detectives.