Man hospitalized after 7th Ward shooting early Sunday morning

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Family members started to take the girl to the hospital but an ambulance arrived and took over mid-trip, attempting lifesaving efforts. The girl was pronounced dead at the hospital. (Getty Images)

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — The NOPD is investigating an aggravated battery by shooting that occurred in the 7th Ward on Sunday morning.

At around 6:28 a.m., Fifth District officers responded to the 2100 block of North Rocheblave Street were the incident occurred.

Upon arrival, they discovered an man suffering from a single gunshot wound.

The victim was transported to a hospital for medical treatment.

Nine minutes earlier, the NOPD reported another shooting just one block away.

Both crimes remain under investigation, and no connection has been made between the two incidents as of yet.

No further information is currently available.

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