One person hospitalized in Canal Street shooting

Canal Street Shooting

Canal Street Shooting on August 19

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — On Wednesday evening, the NOPD began investigating a shooting.

According to police, the shooting happened in the 2700 block of Canal Street.

Around 4:30 p.m., First District officers responded to a report of shots fired. Upon arrival, they discovered a male victim suffering from gunshot injuries.

The victim was taken to a local hospital to be treated.

There is no additional information available at this time. WGNO will provide updates as they become available.

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