NOPD: Man shot near Eagle and Marks

NOPD: Man shot near Eagle and Marks

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A man was shot trying to flee from an armed robber on Friday night.

According to NOPD, a 44-year-old man was shot near the intersection of Eagle and Marks Streets around 9:30 p.m. on April 3.

Police said the victim was sitting on a porch in the area when he was an unknown black man armed with a gun approached him and demanded his belongings.

The victim threw his wallet on the ground and attempted to run, but the subject opened fire and shot the victim.

The victim was taken to the hospital by private conveyance.

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

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