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Man returns with gun after being barred from Marigny club

Man returns to the scene with a gun. (Source: Surveillance video still) Man returns to the scene with a gun. (Source: Surveillance video still)
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

A man who was denied entrance to a Marigny nightclub returned with a sawed-off shotgun and fired into the air, according to New Orleans police.

The incident occurred Feb. 5 at about 10:45 p.m. in the 500 block of Frenchmen Street.

Police said the man tried to get into the club, and we he couldn't, he left on a bicycle. He returned a short time later, parked the bike and stood in the street for a few minutes. Video surveillance then shows him pulling a weapon from his clothing and firing it. He then got back on the bike and fled down Frenchman toward Decatur Street.

The suspect was described as a black male with a Jamaican accent in his late 20s or early 30s, about 5'11" tall with a medium build. He was unshaven with heavy stubble and had short hair. He was wearing a black sports coat, black slacks and black shoes.

During the course of the investigation, detectives learned that the suspect has a nickname of Lexie or Lexxy.

Mobile users can view the video here: http://youtu.be/OeRW6bzoN9o

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 C-R-I-M-E-S (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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