Man critical after shooting in Metairie

Man critical after shooting in Metairie

METAIRIE, LA (WVUE) - A man was shot and critically wounded Tuesday evening in Metairie.

The shooting happened at about 6 p.m. in the 200 block of West Esplanade Avenue, where deputies found a 25-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the chest, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office.

He was hospitalized in critical condition at University Medical Center. There was no word on a suspect or motive.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the JPSO Homicide Division at 504-364-5300 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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