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NOPD seeks man who opened fire on driver stopped at red light in Marigny

Video still, police composite (Source: NOPD) Video still, police composite (Source: NOPD)
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - The NOPD is asking for the public's help in finding and identifying a man and a woman in connection with a shooting in the Marigny. Police are also looking for a truck that was used in the incident.

The shooting took place Sunday at about 11:15 p.m. at Elysian Fields Avenue and Royal Street.

Police said a 35-year-old man was stopped at a red light when a black truck pulled up next to him. The driver of the truck began shooting at the victim, striking him several times and causing him to lose control of his vehicle. The victim struck several vehicles and a building.

After the shooting, the suspects fled in the truck in an unknown direction.

The victim was taken to the hospital with multiple gunshot wounds.

The driver of the truck was described as black male in his mid to late 20s with a beard and a fade hairstyle. The passenger of the truck was described as a young black female with a light complexion.

The incident was captured on surveillance video. Mobile users can see it here: http://bit.ly/1JrkPt7

Eighth District detectives are in charge of the investigation and can be contacted at 658-6080.

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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