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NOPD: Man shot near North Claiborne and Elysian Fields

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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

New Orleans police are investigating a fourth Thursday night shooting.

According to initial police reports, the victim was sitting at a red light when a suspect approached the driver’s side of his vehicle, tapped on the window with a gun, and demanded the victim get out.

The victim complied and the suspect then demanded his wallet.

The victim refused and grabbed the suspect’s arm.

A shot was then fired that struck the victim in his right shoulder.

The suspect fled on foot westbound on North Robertson Street and then towards Frenchmen Street.

The victim drove himself to a nearby hospital.

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