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Report: Passenger shoots man driving in New Orleans CBD; police searching for suspects

5 years 9 months 1 week ago Tuesday, August 14 2018 Aug 14, 2018 August 14, 2018 3:49 PM August 14, 2018 in News
Source: WBRZ
Photo: WWL

NEW ORLEANS - A manhunt is underway in New Orleans' Central Business District after a man was shot by another person riding in his vehicle.

According to WWL, the shooting was reported around 2 p.m. in the 900 block of Gravier Street. The 35-year-old victim was reportedly crashed his vehicle into a building after being shot by one of three passengers in his vehicle. He was rushed to a hospital in critical condition.

The three passengers reportedly fled after the crash. Two of them fled south down Gravier Street while a third escaped through a nearby parking garage.

Police have set up a perimeter around the area and are searching for the suspects. NOPD asks that the public avoid the area at this time.

Check back for updates.

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