NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — The New Orleans Police is investigating a shooting in New Orleans East area, that sent a man to the hospital.

According to the NOPD, just before 5:30 p.m., officers responded to the 6000 block of Chef Menteur Highway where they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to the hospital by EMS but his condition was not released.

No further details are available but the NOPD is in the process of gathering evidence and information to determine a possible suspect and motive.

Anyone with additional information on this incident is asked to contact NOPD Seventh District detectives at 504-658-6070 or call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.

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