Barber killed in Algiers double shooting

Barber killed in Algiers double shooting

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - New Orleans Police are investigating a double shooting that left a 50-year-old man dead and another injured.

Neighbors say a man killed in an Algiers shooting Sunday was cutting someone's hair when gunmen approached.

The incident occurred Sunday around 12:15 p.m. in the 2800 block of Kent Drive in Algiers. New Orleans police say three men opened fire outside of the home.

A 50-year-old man died at the scene and a 23-year old was injured. Neighbors say the 50-year-old worked as a barber in the neighborhood, cutting hair at homes around the community.

Anyone with information that could help investigators with this case are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or NOPD Homicide Detective Bruce Brueggeman at 504-658-5300.

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