Five people were hit by gunfire in the 1900 block of Amelia Street Thursday night, according to a New Orleans Police Department press release.
The shooting, which took place around 9 p.m. Thursday, injured five men. NOPD initially said that four men had been injured, but later identified a fifth victim.
All five were taken to area hospitals by private conveyance. Three of the victims are in stable condition, one suffered a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the leg and one remains in critical condition, NOPD said.
More updates to come.