Sketch released of murder suspect

New Orleans, La. - New Orleans homicide detectives have released a composite sketch of a man wanted for Tuesday's murder on S. Gayoso Street.

According to witnesses, the man pictured in the sketch was talking with the victim moments before he pulled out a gun and shot him. The suspect was then seen rummaging through the victim's pockets and removing items.

The murder suspect is described as being around 25-32 years of age, 5'9" tall and weighing approximately 260 pounds. He has a scraggly, unkempt beard.

Anyone with information on this suspect is asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or homicide detective Darrell Doucette at 504-658-5530.