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NEW ORLEANS -- The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a New Orleans East shooting that sent a male victim to the hospital Saturday morning.

Police say they responded to the call around 2:30 a.m. The incident happened in an apartment in the 12100 block of the Interstate-10 Service Road.

When officers arrived on the scene they found a 43-year-old unidentified male at the location. Police say the victim had been shot multiple times. The victim was transported to the hospital where he is listed in critical condition.

Police say the investigation into the shooting is ongoing. Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 822-1111.

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