NOPD investigating shooting in Central City

NOPD investigating shooting in Central City

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a shooting in Central City Thursday morning.

According to the report, the shooting happened at the intersection of Josephine and Magnolia around 6 a.m.

NOPD said the victim, a male, suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was transported by EMS to an area hospital for treatment.

This is the third homicide in that block in the past week.

The first homicide was February 7 at Josephine and Clara. The second was Wednesday at St. Andrew and Magnolia Street

No additional information is available at this time.