A man was injured in a shooting Monday on Norman Francis Parkway near the Lafitte Greenway, the New Orleans Police Department reported.
Police learned the 18-year-old had been shot in the abdomen at about 3:40 p.m. when he arrived at the emergency room. The victim had knocked on his mother door for help, police said.
The incident was later reclassified as a negligent injury, the result of a gun going off accidentally.
Further details were not available. Anyone with information is urged to call the NOPD First District station at 504-658-6010 to speak to a detective, or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 to leave an anonymous tip that could be eligible for a cash reward.