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Man wounded after armed encounter in front of his house

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

A New Orleans man was wounded after he pulled a gun on three men standing in front of his house.

The incident took place at 6:53 p.m. in the 1400 block of North Johnson Street.

The victim, a  30-year-old man, and two others were standing outside the location.

A man, identified as Edmond Brown, 41, came out of his home armed with a handgun.

Brown pointed the gun at the victim and the two others asking them why they were standing outside his residence.

The victim pulled out his handgun and ordered Brown to drop his weapon. When Brown refused, the victim shot him.

Brown was taken to University Medical Center with a non-life threatening wound.

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