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NEW ORLEANS -- New Orleans police are investigating the shooting of a woman Thursday night in the Lower 9th Ward.

The shooting happened just before 7 p.m. in the 5300 block of N. Rampart Street.

Police haven't identified the victim.

NOPD spokesman Officer Frank Robertson said the victim was shot in the face, but was able to walk to first responders on the scene.

There's no word on the victim's condition from police, and neither a suspect or a motive has been released.

If you know anything about this shooting that can help investigators, call Crimestoppers at 822-1111.

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