NOPD names suspect in armed robbery, kidnapping

Published: Sep. 5, 2016 at 1:11 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 5, 2016 at 1:12 PM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - New Orleans police have identified a suspect and obtained an arrest warrant in connection with a September 2 armed robbery, aggravated kidnapping and aggravated assault.

Police are looking for Shawn Moore, 20.

At about 9:15 a.m. on that day, police believe Moore and his accomplice jumped into the victim's vehicle as he sat in a parking lot near the intersection of Chef Menteur Highway and America Street.

The suspects then ordered the victim to drive to several ATMs and withdraw money.

The suspects then ordered the victim to drive around and they passed three people walking on Dwyer Road. near Crowder Boulevard.

Police believe Moore then leaned out of the window of the vehicle and fired several shots at the group with a handgun.

After the victim pleaded for his life, the suspects let him exit the vehicle before they fled in the vehicle on Dwyer Road. The victim's vehicle was recovered a short time later.

Detectives are working to identify the other suspect and the investigation is ongoing.

Moore is considered to be armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information on Moore's whereabouts or the identity of his accomplice or any other information about this incident is asked to contact Seventh District detectives at 504-658-6070.

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