The New Orleans Police Department has released new details about a shootout at an Econo Lodge in Gentilly that sent one man to the hospital.
The shooting started with an argument, police said. The victim, 31, was arguing with two unidentified suspects at the Econo Lodge at 4940 Chef Menteur Highway when at least one of them produced a gun and began firing. The victim managed to return fire, but also took a gunshot wound. He was taken to the hospital.