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Thursday, March 28, 2019

Man shot in St. Roch, New Orleans police say


A man was shot overnight in the St. Roch neighborhood, New Orleans police said Thursday morning (March 28). According to preliminary information, the shooting happened at the intersection of North Robertson and Spain streets. (File photo by Chris Granger, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

A man was shot overnight in the St. Roch neighborhood, New Orleans police said Thursday morning (March 28). His condition was not immediately available.

According to preliminary information from NOPD, the man was shot at the intersection of North Robertson and Spain streets (map). He arrived at a hospital around 2:25 a.m. Thursday, but it wasn’t immediately clear when the shooting happened.

The man, whose age was not released, was shot in the cheek and forearm, police said.

NOPD said it confirmed the shooting at 5:13 a.m. and alerted the public at 6:30 a.m.

No more details were immediately available, including a motive or a description of a potential suspect.

Carlie Kollath Wells is a morning reporter at NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune. Have an early-bird tip? Send it to her: cwells@nola.com or Twitter @carlie_kollath.

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A man was shot overnight in the St. Roch neighborhood, New Orleans police said Thursday morning (March 28). According to preliminary information, the shooting happened at the intersection of North Robertson and Spain streets. (File photo by Chris Granger, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune) (CHRIS GRANGER/)
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