New Orleans, La. – New Orleans police are investigating a double shooting that happened on Interstate 10 near Metairie Road.
Officers were called to the scene around 3 a.m.
An NOPD spokesman says two men suffered several gunshot wounds inside of a silver Nissan Maxima. Emergency crews took them to a local hospital where the 25-year-old passenger of the car died. The 23-year-old driver is listed in stable condition.
Police shutdown the westbound side of the interstate as a result of the shooting and investigation, but it has been reopened.
Police say a dark colored vehicle was seen fleeing the scene towards the westbound North Causeway Boulevard exit.