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A teen was shot in the thigh Thursday evening on South Robertson Street in Central City, New Orleans police said.

The shooting took place around 9:40 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 10, in the 2800 block of South Robertson (near Sixth Street), and left a 17-year-old boy wounded, according to the initial NOPD report.

“The victim was found in the block with a gunshot wound from a shootout with a small white Volkswagen sedan,” the report states. “The victim was transported to a local hospital and listed in stable condition.”

Further details were not immediately available. Anyone with information is urged to call the NOPD Sixth District station at 658-6060 to speak to a detective, or CrimeStoppers at 822-1111 to leave an anonymous tip that could be eligible for a cash reward.

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