Man injured in 7th ward shooting

Man injured in 7th ward shooting

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a shooting in the seventh ward that left one man injured.

The shooting happened just after 2 a.m. in the 1900 block of Allen Street.

Police say the victim, a 38-year-old male, was getting out of a vehicle with his wife and niece when an unknown black male walked past the victim. The suspect then turned around and began to shoot at the victim. The victim returned fire but suffered a gunshot wound to his right arm.

The victim was transported to a local hospital by private conveyance.

If anyone have any information about the shooting, they are asked to call Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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