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Man arrested for allegedly shooting friend over car ride

Tony Branch, 46 (Source: OPSO) Tony Branch, 46 (Source: OPSO)

New Orleans Police arrested a man for allegedly shooting an acquaintance over a car ride.

Tony Branch, 46, approached his friend near the intersection of North Dorgenois and Alles streets on Wednesday around 3:45 p.m., according to investigators.

Police said Branch pulled out a gun and shot the man several times in the body before running away.

The victim was taken to the hospital, where he is listed in stable condition.

Police discovered the two men were in an argument earlier that day over a ride Branch was giving to the victim.

Branch was arrested at 9 a.m. on Friday at a house in the 6200 block of Arts Street. Police took him to central lock up and booked him with attempted murder.

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