Man struck by stray bullet fired from suspect in car chasing another vehicle, NOPD says
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A man was shot by a stray bullet fired from a person in a vehicle chasing another vehicle in New Orleans, police say.
According to the New Orleans Police Department, the shooting happened around 11:10 a.m. on Wed., May 17, near the intersection of North Claiborne Avenue and Congress Street.
Police say a blue Nissan four-door sedan was allegedly chasing another vehicle in the vicinity when a suspect opened fire.
The victim, whose name and age were not disclosed, sustained a gunshot wound to the hand from what police say was a stray bullet.
The NOPD released an image of the vehicle believed to be involved in the shooting, which may have a Texas license plate.
Anyone with information is urged to contact detectives at 504-658-6050.
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