NOPD: Man shot in buttocks on Claiborne Ave.

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NEW ORLEANS – A man was shot in the buttocks this morning on Claiborne Avenue.

The unidentified man was leaving a business near the intersection of Milan Street and Claiborne just after 5:30 a.m. when he heard a man behind him say “give it up,” according to the NOPD.

The victim continued walking away, and that’s when he was shot in the buttocks.

The victim was brought to a nearby hospital, where he received treatment for his wounds.

No further details on the victim’s condition or the status of the investigation are currently available.