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Central City shooting leaves one man injured

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. 19, 2021 at 8:39 PM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a shooting in Central City that left a man injured Monday night.

The shooting was reported around 8:30 p.m.

Officers responded to a call of a shooting in the 2700 block of Lasalle Street. When they arrived at the scene, they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to a local hospital by EMS where his condition is currently unknown.

Police are 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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