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1 injured in exchange of gunfire in Waffle House parking lot

Suspects in Waffle House shooting (Source: NOPD) Suspects in Waffle House shooting (Source: NOPD)

The NOPD is asking for the public's help in locating and identifying two men wanted for a shooting that injured a bystander Sunday in the parking lot of the Waffle House on Read Boulevard.

At about 7:30 a.m., the two men were involved in a verbal altercation inside the business. One man left and got into a white jeep. The other man followed and began firing at the Jeep. Both men exchanged gunfire and fled the scene.

A 42-year-old man was struck by a stray bullet while he was inside his car. He was taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound to the back and was listed in stable condition.

Seventh District detectives are in charge of the investigation and can be contacted at (504) 658-6070.

Citizens with information about this crime are asked to call Crimestoppers at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP(7867) or Text your crime tip to CRIMES (274637), Text TELLCS then your crime information. You could receive a cash reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest and indictment of the person(s) responsible. You do not have to give your name nor testify to receive the reward. Citizens can also submit an anonymous tip online to Crimestoppers at www.crimestoppersgno.org.

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