New Orleans teen shot while playing with gun with friends

Police are investigating a shooting New Orleans East early Thursday morning where a 16-year-old was accidentally shot while playing with a gun with friends.

NEW ORLEANS -- A 16-year-old is being treated for a gunshot wound after being shot early Thursday morning while playing with a gun with friends, police say. 

According to New Orleans Police, it is unclear who fired the weapon. The teen was transported to the hospital for treatment. The condition of the teen is unknown.

Police reported the incident shortly before 1 a.m. Thursday in the 6000 block of Downman Road. 

This a developing story. 

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