Man shot during armed robbery

Man shot during armed robbery

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - The New Orleans Police Department says that a man was shot during an armed robbery Saturday night.

The incident happened just before 7:30 p.m. at the intersection of St. Roch and Florida Avenue.

Police say the victim was approached by an unknown black male who demanded money from him. The victim complied and he gave the suspect cash.

The victim told police that the suspect then told him to run. When he did, the suspect fired three shots with one shot striking the victim.

The victim was transported to a local hospital by private conveyance. His condition is currently unknown.

If anyone has any information about the incident, they are asked to call Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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