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NEW ORLEANS -- A man is in the hospital with a gunshot wound to the chest, according to the New Orleans Police Department.

NOPD spokesman Officer Garry Flot said the shooting happened around 8:30 p.m. near the intersection of St. Ferdinand Street and St. Claude Avenue.

Flot didn't name a suspect or a motive in this shooting.

The shooting was the second in an hour for New Orleans police. They also investigated a shooting in Bayou St. John on Orleans Avenue.

If you know anything that can help investigators, call Crimestoppers at 822-1111.

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