Graphic video: NOPD investigating shooting on Bourbon Street

Published: Dec. 18, 2016 at 6:24 AM CST|Updated: Dec. 19, 2016 at 5:29 AM CST
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Person of interest (Source: NOPD)
Person of interest (Source: NOPD)

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a shooting on Bourbon Street that happened early Sunday morning.

The shooting happened around 12:30 a.m. Sunday in the 400 block of Bourbon St.

According to police, the victim, a 20-year-old male in a wheelchair, and his friends were involved in a physical altercation when someone pulled out a gun and shot the victim in the abdomen. He was taken to University Hospital where his condition is currently unknown.

Since the shooting, police have released a picture of a person of interest in the shooting. They believe that this person may have some critical information about the shooting.

Our partners at | The Times-Picayune obtained footage of the scene shortly after the shooting took place.

***WARNING - The video contains vulgar language.

New Orleans police released video of a person of interest in the altercation that led to the shooting. 

If anyone has any information about the shooting, they are asked to call Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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