1 dead, 1 injured in shooting on I-10 near Metairie Road

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.

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