Man shot during rolling gun battle in Algiers

Man shot during rolling gun battle in Algiers
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NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - A driver was injured Thursday after exchanging gunfire with someone in another car near a busy intersection in Algiers, according to police.

Police said the incident occurred at about 3:45 p.m. at Kabel and Gen. DeGaulle drives.

Police said the victim was driving a pickup truck when someone in another vehicle opened fire. The victim sustained a gunshot wound to the arm and returned fire. He then got out of his truck and approached another driver for help, asking her to take him to the hospital. At that point, police said the original shooters drove by and again begin firing.

The victim's condition is not known. will update this story as details are released.

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