Morgan City police detectives are investigating a Tuesday night shooting that left a man lying in the street with a gunshot wound to the head, an official said.
Capt. James Blair said the shooting occurred in the 900 block of Cherry Street at 11:32 p.m.
Officers were responding to a report of shots fired when they located the man, whose identity was not released.
The victim was transported to a New Orleans hospital and is listed in guarded condition.
Anyone with information is asked to call Morgan City police at (985) 384-2310.