NEW ORLEANS (WGNO)— An investigation is underway after police say three men were shot in the Tulane-Gravier area near downtown New Orleans.

The NOPD reports that just after 6:30 p.m. Thursday (Sept. 22), officers were called to the 2100 block of Canal Street. It was there they found two male victims suffering from gunshot wounds. The victims’ ages were not disclosed.

Police say both victims arrived at the hospital for treatment by private vehicle. Details on their medical status were unclear. The NOPD later learned a third male victim had also been shot. He was taken to an area hospital by EMS.

Other information surrounding a suspect and motive were unavailable. As officers collect evidence from the scene, the northbound lane of Canal Street was temporarily closed down.

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