Update, 11:45 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3: 42-year-old Gregory Young died Wednesday from injuries sustained in a shooting Sunday inside Verret’s Lounge at 1738 Washington Ave., Orleans Parish Coroner Jeffrey Rouse said.
A man was shot in the head early Sunday in the 1700 block of Washington Avenue near the Garden District, a block off St. Charles Avenue, police said.
The 42-year-old man was inside a bar when a man “passed him up,” and two shots rang out, the New Orleans Police Department said in a preliminary offense log. It's uncertain if the person who walked by the victim fired the shots, NOPD said.
The victim was struck in the head, police said. He was transported to an area hospital. His condition is unknown at this time.
The incident happened around 1:35 a.m.