An apparent drug deal led to a man being tied up and robbed in his Omni Riverfront Hotel room early Sunday morning.
According to New Orleans police, around 3 a.m., two men came to the victim's room, pointed a gun at the victim, threw him on the bed, tied him up and robbed him of his wallet, cell phone and a handgun.
NOPD also said its initial investigation revealed the victim had called the two robbers to meet him at his hotel. The victim had previously purchased drugs from the robbers, according to NOPD.
No other details were provided.