A teenager was shot and injured late Wednesday in New Orleans East, police said.

The 17-year-old boy told police that shortly before 10 p.m., he was walking in the 7600 block of Jahncke Road when three or four men started shooting at him, New Orleans Police Department spokeswoman Dawn Massey said.

The boy was shot in the right shoulder and taken to New Orleans East Hospital by private conveyance.

No other details were immediately available.