NOPD: Customer who killed gunman during robbery won't face charges

NOPD: Customer who killed gunman during robbery won't face charges

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - A customer who shot and killed a gunman Friday during the armed robbery of a store in the River Gardens neighborhood will not face charges, according to an NOPD spokeswoman.

Police said the incident happened at about 7:30 p.m. in the 500 block of St. Andrew Street. They said the gunman herded everyone to the back of the T-Mobile store, and as he was going through the safe, an armed customer opened fire, killing him.

The NOPD said the investigation is ongoing.

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