New info: Another shooting occured Friday morning around 6:30 a.m. on St. Claude Avenue in the Ninth Ward. NOPD said a man was shot in the hip near the intersection of St. Claude and Lamanche Street.
According to WWL-TV, a man opened fire on the victim, who was driving a dump truck. The shooter reportedly fled the scene.
A 25-year-old man was found shot dead Thursday night in the Ninth Ward.
According to New Orleans police, the incident occurred around 10 p.m. in the 5100 block of St. Claude Avenue.
When officers arrived at the scene they found the victim unresponsive and suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The man died on the scene.
The shooting death came a few hours after Orleans Parish Coroner Jeffrey Rouse identfied seven homicide victims killed in separate incidents during a bloody week in New Orleans.