A man is clinging to life after being shot early this morning (Friday, August 10th 2018). According to police, it happened around 3 am this morning in the 4100 block of Fairfax Avenue in the Caddo Heights neighborhood.

Police say the victim was driving when someone opened fire on his vehicle, striking him numerous times. At this time, it is unknown if the shooter was on the street or in another vehicle. Witnesses told police that they heard at least 20 shots fired in the incident. After being shot, the man wrecked his vehicle.

The man's wounds are considered life threatening. He was rushed to University Health where doctors are working feverishly to save the man's life. An investigation in the shooting and a search for suspects is on going.