New Orleans police are looking for a man accused of shooting another man in the foot near Dumaine and North Dorgenois streets Saturday night.

The 18-year-old victim told police he was walking about 7 p.m. when he heard gunfire. He ran to a nearby house for safety and then realized he had been shot in the foot, he said. He was taken to a hospital for treatment.

Police said the shooter was identified by witnesses as 38-year-old Ryan Hayes, and police obtained a warrant for his arrest on a count of aggravated battery by shooting.

Detective Tristan Carter is in charge of the investigation and can be reached at (504) 658-6010. Anyone knowing Hayes’ whereabouts also may call Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.