NOPD releases image of suspect vehicle involved in Mid City shooting

NOPD releases image of suspect vehicle involved in Mid City shooting

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - New Orleans Police, investigating the shooting of a 26-year-old man in Mid City, have released an image of the suspects vehicle. The shooting took place Friday, just before 5 p.m. near the intersection of Orleans Avenue and North Hennessy Street. Police say that the vehicle appears to be a 2015 Buick Regal.

According to police, the victim was walking on North Hennessy when he was approached by a masked gunman who fired towards the victim, striking him several times. The suspect then fled the scene in the Buick Regal. The suspect is described as an African American man, who was wearing a green shirt with yellow writing and dark-colored jeans. .

If you have any information that could help police with this case, you are asked to call NOPD Third District Detective Kristie Harper at 504-658-6030 or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.

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