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NOPD: Gunman enters vehicle stopped at red light, orders driver out of car

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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

A gunman jumped into the passenger seat of a vehicle stopped at a red light, according to initial reports from the New Orleans Police Department.

The incident happened around 12:05 a.m. Wednesday near the intersection of Robert E. Lee and Franklin avenues.

The suspect entered the vehicle, pointed a gun at the 23-year-old victim and demanded that he get out of the car, according to a police report.

The victim complied and the suspect fled in the vehicle.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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