NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a triple shooting in New Orleans East early Saturday morning.
Police say the shooting happened around 12:45 a.m. in the 4700 block of Lynhuber Street.
According to the victims, they were sitting on the porch of the home when an unknown suspect walked up and opened fire on them.
A 27-year-old man was struck and taken to a local hospital where he is listed in critical condition.
Another victim who is identified as a 55-year-old man suffered a graze wound in the shooting but was able to transport his 5-year-old son, who was shot in the hand, to a local hospital.
If anyone has any information about the shooting, they are asked to contact Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.