Police investigating shooting in 7th Ward

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - A man was critically injured in a shooting Friday in the Seventh Ward.

The shooting happened at about 6:45 in the 2800 block of Pauger Street. Responding officers found a 31-year-old man with multiple gunshot wounds to the body.

The victim is hospitalized in critical condition.

No further information was available.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.