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NOPD releases video of triple shooting suspects

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A still image from the surveillance video released by NOPD A still image from the surveillance video released by NOPD

FOX 8 received this news release from the New Orleans Police Dept. Thursday night:

NOPD's Homicide division is asking the public's assistance in identifying the pair seen in the video; detectives believe the pair are the suspected triggermen in the shooting deaths of 22-year-old Desmond Bell and 26-year-old Orlando Rickmon, which happened Tuesday evening April 23, 2013 in the 4000 block of Baudin Street. 

Bell and Rickmon were gunned down as they sat on the porch of a residence; both men were shot multiple times [and] died on the scene, while an 8-year-old boy was shot and sent to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The individuals in the video appear to be in their late teens early 20's, thin to medium build wearing hooded sweatshirts over their heads to conceal their identities. The vehicle in the video appears to be a late model Red or Burgundy Dodge Minivan. 

The video can be viewed here: http://youtu.be/QsdW4_KZgeY    

Homicide Detective Clinton Givens is in charge of the investigation. 

Crimestoppers is offering up to a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and indictment of the person(s) responsible.  Citizens with information regarding this crime are asked to call Crime stoppers at 822-1111 or toll free at 1-877-903-STOP (7867).  Callers do not have to leave their name nor testify in court to receive the reward.  Citizens can also submit an anonymous tip online to Crimestoppers at www.crimestoppersgno.org

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