Man, 30, shot in Lower 9th Ward park

Man, 30, shot in Lower 9th Ward park

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A 30-year-old man was shot in a Lower Ninth Ward park on Thursday afternoon.

The incident happened around 4:45 p.m. Thursday near the intersection of Flood and Urquhart streets.

Officers say that a man was sitting in the park when a black Pontiac Grand Prix drove up.

An unknown male got out of the vehicle and started shooting at the victim, police say. The suspect fled in an unknown direction.

The victim was transported to St. Bernard Hospital via private conveyance. Officers say he is in stable condition.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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