NOPD: Man shot during armed robbery in Hollygrove

NOPD: Man shot during armed robbery in Hollygrove
New Orleans Police say a man was injured after a shooting in Hollygrove Thursday night. (Source: Raycom)

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) - New Orleans Police say a man was shot during an armed robbery in Hollygrove Thursday night.

The shooting happened around 9:30 p.m.

According to NOPD, they were contacted after a man arrived at a local hospital by private conveyance suffering from a gunshot wound.

Through further investigation it was learned that the shooting occurred near the intersection of General Ogden Street and Colapissa Street.

According to the victim, he was walking when he was approached by the suspect. The suspect attempted to grab the victim’s back before pulling out a gun and shooting him.

The suspect was last seen fleeing in an unknown direction.

Police describe the suspect as a tall male with a thin build and wearing a dark colored hooded sweatshirt.

If anyone has any information about the shooting, they are asked to contact Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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