NEW ORLEANS (WGNO)— An investigation is underway in New Orleans after a man was shot during an armed robbery in Bywater.

According to NOPD, the shooting happened in the 4400 block of Dauphine Street around 12:30 p.m.

Initial reports show a 40-year-old man suffered from gunshot wounds. The victim was taken to a local hospital by EMS to be treated.

According to the NOPD’s Major Offense Log released on Tuesday morning, multiple suspects approached the victim and a fight started. One suspect reportedly pulled out a gun and fired a shot at the man, striking him.

The suspects then took the man’s shoes and bicycle and then left the area.

Police continue to investigate the incident. Anyone with any additional information is urged to contact NOPD or submit an anonymous tip to Crimestoppers.

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