Man shot dead at bus stop outside New Orleans Walmart, suspect fled

Published: Feb. 7, 2023 at 12:01 PM CST|Updated: Feb. 7, 2023 at 1:51 PM CST
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - One man was killed in a shooting at a bus stop outside of a Walmart on Tuesday (Feb. 7), according to the New Orleans Police Department.

According to police, an adult male was declared deceased in the 4300 block of Chef Menteur Highway in the Gentilly neighborhood around 11:35 a.m.

Police had taped off a large portion of the parking lot in front and along the side of the store for about an hour and a half before holding a short press conference and clearing the scene.


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Police say the suspected shooter killed the man at a bus station and fled into the Walmart, but managed to escape law enforcement.

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