Suspect opens fire on group sitting on porch, one killed

A masked gunman opened fire Friday morning in the St. Roch neighborhood killing a 32-year-old man.

It happened just after 4 a.m. in the 2200 block of North Derbingy Street.

Police say witnesses told them a masked gunman ran up to a group of individuals sitting on a porch and opened fire.

Officers say the victim suffered several gunshot wounds and ran to the 1700 block of Mandeville Street where he collapsed and died.

Authorities are investigating the motive and at this time do not have a suspect. The victim's identity has not been released.

Call Crimestoppers at 822-1111 if you can help detectives.

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