NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — On Friday evening, the New Orleans Police Department began investigating a shooting that happened in the French Quarter.

Initial reports indicated an aggravated battery by shooting happened at the intersection of Chartres and Governor Nicholls Streets. However, it was later learned the incident occurred in the 600 block of Esplanade Avenue.

Reports show that a man sustained a gunshot wound to his body.

EMS transported the victim to a local hospital to be treated for his injuries.

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