NOPD releases images of alleged shooter in armed robbery

NOPD releases images of alleged shooter in armed robbery
New Orleans police are looking for this man in connection with a shooting and armed robbery. (Source: NOPD)

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - New Orleans police are looking for a man they believe committed aggravated battery by shooting and an armed robbery in Treme.

The shooting happened on Jan. 5 in the 1200 block of N. Claiborne Ave. around 2:20 a.m.

The perpetrator reportedly approached the victim, aimed a gun at him and demanded money. He then allegedly shot the victim before a fight for control of the gun ensued.

The victim was then shot an additional time, police said.

The perpetrator was possibly shot as well, before escaping to a vehicle.

Anyone with information on this incident or the pictured suspect is asked to contact NOPD First District detectives at 504-658-6010, or to call anonymously to Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.

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