NEW ORLEANS – A six-year-old child was shot Sunday afternoon in the Lower Ninth Ward, according to police.

The incident happened around 2 p.m. in the 1400 block of Alabo Street.

Police authorities said the boy was shot in the knee by a stray bullet. They added his injuries are believed to be non-life threatening.

Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to call Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.