Man injured in Lower Ninth Ward shooting after fight, police say

NEW ORLEANS – Police are investigating a shooting that injured one person in the Lower Ninth Ward Sunday morning.

The incident happened in the 5100 block of St. Claude Avenue just before 5:00 a.m.

Police said a man was in a fight with someone when shots rang out. He was brought to an area hospital by private vehicle, and there is no word on his condition.

Authorities have not named a motive at this time.

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

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