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Three men sought in Bourbon Street shooting

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New Orleans, La - Police are looking for three men who are wanted for attempted murder after shooting four people on Bourbon Street Saturday night.

It happened around 9:30 in the 400 block of Bourbon Street when one of the victims became involved in a verbal argument with two unknown black males.  

Investigators say the two males departed and then one of the subjects returned with another male and approached the first victim, identified as a white male. The suspect shot the victim once in the abdomen, once in the upper thigh and once in the pelvic area before fleeing the scene.  Police say this victim is listed in critical condition. 

Camera footage, captured by a bystander, shows the first two suspects arguing with the first victim, the subjects leaving and then returning with a third suspect.  

Click here to watch the video of the incident released by police.

The first suspect and second suspect then approach the victim and began firing. Three other victims also sustained gun shot wounds during the incident.

A white female was struck in the buttocks and another white female was struck in the chin and bottom of right foot.

The fourth victim, a black female, was struck in toe. 

Police describe the first suspect as a black male, about 18-22 years of age, with a medium complexion and about 5'7"-5'8" tall with a slim build. He was last seen wearing a black wool beany hat with white stripes.

The second suspect is described as a black male, about 20-25 years of age, about 5'10" tall with a heavy build, beard and mustache with a medium complexion.  He is also said to have earrings and was last seen wearing a black and white bandana around his head.

The third suspect is described as a black male, about 5'8"-5'9", with a heavy build and beard.

Police say that three of the victims are in stable condition and the fourth is in critical condition. Two men and two women were shot.


Anyone with any information on these men is urged to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 822-1111.

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