NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - An armed robber shot a man in the leg in what appears to be an armed robbery gone wrong.
According to NOPD, an unidentified man and woman approached a 48-year-old man in the 2000 block of North Tonti Street around 8:30 a.m. Saturday morning. The male subject asked the 48-year-old for some money, but the 48-year-old said he didn't have any.
The male subject then pulled out a gun from his waistband and shot the 48-year-old in the leg. Both the male and female suspects then fled the scene.
The 48-year-old gunshot victim was taken to the hospital by EMS.
Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 504-822-1111.