NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — On Friday, the New Orleans Police Department began investigating a shooting on Interstate 10.

According to NOPD, an aggravated battery by shooting happened on Interstate 10 East at the Crowder Exit.

Initial reports show that a man sustained a gunshot wound to his body.

EMS transported the victim to a local hospital to be treated for his injuries.

I-10 East from the Morrison to Crowder Exit is closed. Traffic is being rerouted to the Downman Road Exit.

The investigation is ongoing.

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