NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a shooting in the Lower Ninth Ward that sent one man to the hospital Monday afternoon.

Police say the man was shot just before 4:50 in the 1700 block of Deslonde Street. He was taken to the hospital by private vehicle.

No further details are available at this time but the NOPD is in the process of gathering evidence and information in order to determine a possible suspect and motive.

Anyone with additional information on this incident is asked to contact NOPD Seventh District detectives at 504-658-6070 or call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.

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