Two men robbed, one shot by gunmen late Monday night

Two men robbed, one shot by gunmen late Monday night

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Two men were robbed at gunpoint and one was shot late Monday night in the 1700 block of North Roman Street in New Orleans.

The two men, one 51, the other 31,  were outside when they were approached by men. One of the assailants drew a gun and put it in the first victim's back. The thief went through the victim's pockets and took a cellphone.

The victim was then knocked to the ground and shot once.

The second victim was patted down but the thieves found nothing. They then fled the scene.

The incident remains under investigation.