NEW ORLEANS -- A man was shot Sunday evening near a shelter on the Lakefront following an argument, police say.

The shooting that happened around 7:30 p.m. in the 1300 block of Lakeshore Drive.

According to NOPD, two men were arguing behind a shelter when one of them pulled out a handgun and shot the other man in the midsection.

The victim was taken to an area hospital, but his condition has not been released.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Third District detectives at 504-658-6030 or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.