NOPD: Man shot in the Seventh Ward

NEW ORLEANS – Police are investigating a shooting in the Seventh Ward Wednesday morning.

The incident happened at the corner of Pauger and North Villerie streets.

Authorities said a 53-year-old man was shot in the arm just before 5 a.m. He was brought to an area hospital by private conveyance.

Police added the shooting happened during an attempted armed robbery.

No other details have been released.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to call Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

(© 2016 WWL)


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