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Police identify suspect in Sunday's Bourbon Street shooting

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

Police have identified a suspect in Sunday's Bourbon Street shooting.

26-year-old Wendell Butler is wanted in connection with a shooting that took place just before 8 a.m. Sunday morning in the 300 block of Bourbon Street.

According to NOPD, the 43-year-old male victim got into a verbal fight with Butler over their girlfriends when the alleged shooter pulled out a gun during the fight and shot the victim in the arm and leg. The victim was taken to the hospital by private conveyance.

During the investigation police positively identified Butler as the shooter and obtained a warrant for his arrest.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 504-822-1111.

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