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NEW ORLEANS -- A 14-year-old boy is in the hospital recovering from a Wednesday night shooting in New Orleans East.

The shooting happened around 6:30 p.m. near the intersection of Dinkins and Shubrick streets.

The victim was reportedly shot in the shoulder. His condition was last listed as stable.

Police say the victim was walking near the intersection when he heard an argument and several shots fired in the air. He then realized he was shot and ran to a home where police were called.

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