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NEWORLEANS-- A12-year-old boy is wanted in connection with shooting of a 17-year-old male Thursday evening in the 3200 block of General Taylor Street.

According to the New Orleans Police Department, Wardell Young is wanted in connection with the attempted murder of the teen.

Witnesses told police Young and the teen victim were arguing with one another, when Young pulled a gun and opened fire. The teenager was shot multiple times and is listed in stable condition, police said.

Young's mother reported her son as a runaway on May 6, police said. He is considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.

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