Man critical after New Orleans East shooting

NEW ORLEANS – The NOPD is investigating a shooting in New Orleans East that left a man in critical condition this morning.

The shooting occurred just after 6:15 a.m. in the 8000 block of Trapier Avenue, according to the NOPD.

Responding officers found the 29-year-old victim lying face down under the carport of the home.

The unidentified victim, who suffered a gunshot wound to the head, was brought to a local hospital, where he was listed in critical condition.

If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact Seventh District Detectives at (504) 658-6070 or Homicide Detectives at (504) 658-5300.