Man shot in New Orleans East when gun fires accidentally

Man shot in New Orleans East when gun fires accidentally

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A 20-year-old man was shot in the stomach just after 2 a.m. on the 6000 block of Chef Menteur Highway.

According to investigators the victim and his friend, Michael Harris, 19, were playing with a loaded pistol. The gun went off, striking the victim in the stomach.

He is now in stable condition.

The NOPD is continuing the investigation.

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