NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – The New Orleans Police Department began investigating a shooting Sunday evening in the Lower 9th Ward. Police say one person was wounded in this incident.

According to the NOPD, the shooting happened just before 6:30 p.m. in the 1300 block of Lamanche Street. Police are unsure of what led to the shooting, but an adult male was transported to a local hospital by EMS. The victim’s condition is unknown.

No further details are available at this time but officials are in the process of collecting evidence to find a suspect and a motive for this crime.

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Anyone with additional on this incident is asked to contact NOPD Fifth District detectives at 504-658-6050 or call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.