NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - New Orleans police are investigating a shooting in New Orleans East that left one man injured. The incident occurred Friday around 9:19 p.m. in the 5200 block of Cannes Street.
According to police, the 35-year-old victim was approached by an unknown black man wearing a mask and black hooded jacket. The suspect allegedly held the victim at gunpoint while demanding money from him. As the two began fighting over the weapon, the victim was shot multiple times, police say. He was transported to a local hospital to receive treatment.
If you have any information that could help police with this case, you are asked to call NOPD Seventh District detectives at 504-658-6070 or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.