Update, 8:10 p.m. Sunday:

New Orleans police said the shooting took place at Paris Avenue and Lafreniere Street.

The victim and his uninjured friends drove to the 5000 block of Canal Street, where they called police.

Original story:

One person was shot and injured in the 5000 block of Canal Street Sunday, New Orleans police said.

A male victim was shot in the leg and transported to an area hospital, police said in an initial news alert.

More details to come.