NEW ORLEANS— Police are investigating a shooting in New Orleans East that left one man in the hospital.

Police say they heard the call of shots fired just before 1:00 a.m., in the 7600 block of Shorewood Boulevard.

A man with a gunshot wound to the thigh was brought to the hospital by car, police said

No further details are available at this time.

If anyone has information on this shooting they are asked to call Crimestoppers at (504)822-1111.