NOPD: Police investigating Bourbon Street battery

NOPD: Police investigating Bourbon Street battery

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A 48-year-old man is in the hospital after being attacked near Bourbon Street, Sunday.

According to the NOPD, officers responded to reports of a fight near the corner of Governor Nicholls and Bourbon Street around 10:43 a.m. When officers arrived, they found a 48-year-old man with several lacerations on his body. Police believe the man may have been struck several times with a metal pipe.

The victim, who police said may be homeless, was transported to a local hospital. His injuries appear non life threatening, according to NOPD.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 504-822-1111.

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