NOPD investigating shooting near Fair Grounds

NOPD investigating shooting near Fair Grounds

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened near the Fair Grounds.

A call reporting the incident near the intersection of Gentilly Boulevard and Belfort Street was received by NOPD at 4:13 a.m.

One male victim was found suffering from a gunshot wound, according to the report.

NOPD said the victim was transported to University Medical Center.

This is the third shooting the NOPD has investigated in the last 24 hours.

The first shooting took the life of a man on Franklin Avenue. 

The second shooting in the Tulane-Gravier area sent one man to the hospital.

No further information is currently available.