NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Police are investigating the report of a shooting in New Orleans East early Sunday morning.
According to NOPD, a 36-year-old man arrived at a Jefferson Parish hospital around 1 a.m. with a gunshot wound he received in the 5200 block of East Nemours Street.
According to preliminary reports, the victim and a friend were sitting outside when two black males approached them asking for money and cigarettes. They told the unknown men that they didn't have either. One of the unknown men then pulled out a gun and fired 4-to-5 shots, striking the victim in the arm. He was then taken to a Jefferson Parish hospital by private conveyance.
Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 504-822-1111.