New Bedford Bolice have confirmed officers have responded to a crime scene on Malden Street in the Brickenwood Housing develpment.

According to Det. Capt. Steve Vicente, officers have located a man who suffered a gunshot wound to the lower foot-ankle area. The shooting happened around 1:20pm on Monday.

Vicente says he's not sure if there is a shooter, or the wound was self-inflicted. Detectives are on the scene investigating