NOPD investigates mid-day shooting in the Lower 9th Ward


NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — On Friday, the New Orleans Police Department began investigating an aggravated battery by shooting in the 2000 block of Tennessee Street.

According to police, initial reports show a man with a gunshot wound arrived at a local hospital on their own.

The initial notification was received at about 1:09 p.m.

It was confirmed at about 2:30 p.m.

Around 4 p.m., NOPD reported a second man was shot at the location.

Both men are being treated at a local hospital for their injuries.

No additional details are currently available.

Anyone with information that can aid in the investigation of this incident is asked to call NOPD Fifth District detectives at 504-658-6050 or to call anonymously to Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.

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