Man shot in CBD after argument escalates

Man shot in CBD after argument escalates

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - One man was shot early Friday morning after a verbal argument led to shots being fired, according to New Orleans Police Department initial reports.

The incident occurred just after 3 a.m. in the 600 block of Fulton Street. Two men got into an argument which escalated when one pulled gun and shot the other.

The victim, a 33-year-old man, was taken to a nearby hospital in stable condition.

The suspected in the shooting fled the scene in a blue sedan, according to the NOPD.

There is no further information available.

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