NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - New Orleans Police have arrested one person and is searching for two others who attacked a man during a party Wednesday morning.
According to police, the 53-year-old victim was at a party near the intersection of Esplanade Avenue and Burgundy Street just after 1 a.m. when he was attacked by three suspects. The suspects allegedly hit the victim with a 2x4 and one of the suspects pulled out a gun before taking his cash and cell phone.
The victim was taken to a local hospital by EMS to be treated for his injuries.
One suspect, who has been identified as 34-year-old Jairin Rising, was arrested at the scene.
Police are searching for two others who were involved in the incident. No description has been released of the suspects.
If anyone has any information about the incident, they are asked to contact Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.