NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - New Orleans police are investigating a shootout incident in the Seventh Ward that left one person injured. The incident occurred Saturday afternoon near the intersection of North Rocheblave and St. Anthony Streets.
Police say that responding officers originally investigated a call of criminal damage to property at the location. After further investigation, the detectives on scene determined that a shootout took place. A victim of the shootout was later located at a local hospital. The victim is being treated for multiple gunshot wounds, according to police. The condition of the victim was not released.
We will provide more information as soon as it becomes available.
If you have any information that could help police with this case, you are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.