Road closed, one person hospitalized after I-610W shooting

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Update 7/1/21 11:20 PM: I-610 has since reopened following the shooting.

NEW ORLEANS — An investigation is ongoing after one person is shot on I-610 West.

On Thursday evening, NOPD began investigating a shooting that occurred on I-610W at Paris Avenue. Initial reports indicate there is a male victim with a gunshot wound, who has since been transported to a local hospital.

I-610 W between Paris Avenue and Elysian Fields is closed until further notice.

More details will be released as they become available.

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