NOPD reports a man was shot early this morning on the I-10 near Bullard. It happened around 1:00am.
"Initial reports show one male victim sustained an apparent gunshot wound," Public Information Officer Daniel Miller said in an email.
He did not share any other details.
This is the 5th shooting on the Interstate in the last two weeks.
The last one was on Wednesday, August 5th.
"The NOPD is investigating a shooting on Interstate 10 West near Franklin Avenue," the Public Information Office informed us.
One man was hospitalized.
Sunday, August 1st, the PIO said in an email, "We are investigating a shooting on I-10 East between Bullard and Michod where an a adult male was shot. He was transported to the hospital in stable condition."
Another shooting victim died early Friday morning, July 31st, after another shooting on the interstate.
"At 11:38 p.m., NOPD First District officers responded to a shooting on 1-10W at the Jeff Davis Overpass."
Two other victims were hospitalized.
On July 24th around 10:45pm a man was wounded in a shooting on the I-10W at the I-610W.
"The victim was driving and the suspect pulled on side of the victim opening fire. The suspect fled."
Police have not reported any arrests in any of these cases.