Two injured following an overnight shooting, NOPD says

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Published: May. 22, 2023 at 6:55 AM CDT|Updated: May. 22, 2023 at 8:51 AM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Two people are injured as the result of what NOPD now says they believe was the same overnight shooting.

Around 3 a.m. Monday (May 22) morning, police say a man was shot in the 800 block of Canal Street. The man was sent to a local hospital for treatment.

Police say they were made aware of another shooting victim minutes later when a man walked into a fire station in the 400 block of Esplanade, explaining to responders there that he had been shot. The man was also sent to a local hospital for treatment.

Anyone with information regarding either of these shootings is asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.

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