VIDEO: Transgender person attacked by man with gun, report says

RAW: Person attacked by man carrying gun

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The New Orleans Police Department is investigating an incident that was caught on camera involving the beating of an individual.

It shows a man with a gun in his hand chasing another person. At one point, the two are face to face and the man with the gun begins to hit the other person several times.

An NOPD spokesperson said the department is aware of the video and investigating the incident.

It is unclear where and when the attack took place.

San Diego Gay & Lesbian News posted an article about the attack based on a Facebook post and YouTube video. The article said the woman attacked was transgender.

(A Facebook user) reposted the video as a call to action to identify the men and have them arrested.

If you know anything about the attack, call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.

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