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NEW ORLEANS -- A person was shot in the Milan neighborhood Wednesday night, though police expect the victim will survive.

The shooting happened near the intersection of Amelia and S Liberty around 7:30 p.m.

The victim reportedly suffered injuries to his mouth and possibly to the hand.

NOPD spokeswoman Officer Hilal Williams said the injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

Williams did not give any identifying information about the victim.

No word from police on a possible suspect or a motive.

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

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