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Man injured in Lower Ninth Ward shooting

A male victim was found dead near the intersection of Elysian Fields Avenue and Gentilly...
A male victim was found dead near the intersection of Elysian Fields Avenue and Gentilly Boulevard.(WVUE)
Published: Apr. 9, 2021 at 5:28 AM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - New Orleans Police are investigating an overnight shooting in the Lower Ninth Ward that left a man injured.

Officers responded to the 1800 block of Maurice Street just after 1:30 a.m. Friday for a call of a shooting. When they arrived at the scene, they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to a local hospital by EMS. His condition is currently unknown.

NOPD is working to determine a suspect and a motive in the shooting.

If anyone has any information about the shooting, they are asked to contact Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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