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UPDATE: 7-year-old girl shot in Mid-City by child playing with gun, police say

The unidentified victim, only described as "a juvenile female" was taken to University Medical Center.

NEW ORLEANS -- A girl was shot in the neck in Mid-City, according to NOPD.

Police reported that the shooting took place in the 400 block of S. White Street around 6:55 p.m.

The unidentified victim, who is 7-years-old, was taken to University Medical Center where she is listed in stable condition.

A preliminary report from police said the girl was shot once in the neck by another child who was playing with a gun.

No further information is currently available.

This is a developing story, Eyewitness News will continue to update it as more information becomes available.