UPDATE: NOPD makes arrest in Seventh Ward shooting

UPDATE — The NOPD has arrested 22-year-old Lionel Cheneau in connection with the shooting. He has been booked for attempted first degree murder and three counts of aggravated battery by shooting.

NEW ORLEANS — The NOPD is investigating an overnight shooting at the intersection of Elysian Fields Avenue and North Claiborne Avenue that left four people injured.

At about 1:46 a.m. Sunday, Fifth District officers responded to a call of an aggravated battery by shooting in the area.

Upon arrival, officers discovered four people – three females and one male – outside of a night club suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The victims were transported via EMS to area hospitals for treatment.