Man shot in 7th Ward; listed in critical condition

Authorities are investigating after a man was shot in the back in the 7th Ward on Wednesday night.

The shooting was reported just after 9 p.m. Wednesday in the 3000 block of Republic Street, police say.

The victim was transported to the hospital where he is listed in critical condition. The victim's name has not been released at this time.

FOX8 is heading to the scene. We will continue to update the story as details become available.

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