NOPD investigates two shootings less than an hour apart

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Police in New Orleans investigate two separate shootings less than an hour apart.

The first shooting happened around 8:01 p.m. near the intersection of Reynes Street and Chef Menteur Highway.

Initial police reports show one adult male sustained a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to the hospital by EMS. His condition is not known at this time

The second shooting happened around 8:36 p.m. in the 4900 block of Prentiss Ave. One male victim was shot. EMS also transported him to a hospital. His condition is also unknown at this time.