Shooting occurred at St. Claude Avenue and Tupelo Street Monday afternoon
A 28-year-old man was shot to death and two other men, ages 20 and 52 were injured Monday afternoon in a shooting that occurred shortly after 1:30PM at St. Claude Avenue and Tupelo Street in the Lower 9th Ward.
New Orleans Police say the man who died suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the hospital where he was transported by EMS.
The 52-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to his leg and the 20-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to his hand. Both men were transported to the hospital by private conveyance and are listed in stable condition.
The names of the victims were not immediately released.
Citizens with information that can help solve this crime are asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.