Man fatally shot while visiting friends in Metairie

Man fatally shot while visiting friends in Metairie
(Source: FOX 8)

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s investigators responded to a fatal shooting Thursday night in Metairie.

The incident happened at about 7 p.m. in the 1200 block of Howard Avenue at Warsaw Street.

Sheriff Joe Lopinto said a man in his early 20s was visiting friends in the area when he was shot in the chest.

The victim was taken to the hospital, where he died.

No further information was available.

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