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Police identify suspect in Hollygrove attempted murder

Randal Schaffer, 25 (Source: NOPD) Randal Schaffer, 25 (Source: NOPD)
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

New Orleans police have obtained an arrest warrant for a man wanted for an attempted murder in Hollygrove. The incident occurred Wednesday around 3:15 p.m. in the 4200 block of General Ogden Street. Police identified the suspect as 25-year-old Randal Schaffer. 

Police say that on Wednesday, officers found an unknown black man lying in a yard, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was transported to the hospital where he was treated for his injuries. 

Investigators later identified Schaffer as the man responsible for the shooting. 

When Schaffer is located, police say that he will be charged with attempted second-degree homicide and illegal carrying of a weapon.  

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