NEW ORLEANS EAST (WGNO) – Five men were shot in the 6700 block of Chef Menteur Highway Monday night, police said.
The shooting happened just before 8:00 p.m.
Police say two men were transported to the hospital by ambulances, while three other victims arrived at the hospital on their own.
Police have released the ages of the victims. They are 20, 27, 35, 54 and 60-year-old.
Check back for more on this breaking news story. WGNO’s Darian Trotter is in en route to the scene.