UPDATE: NOPD seeks suspect’s vehicle used in Lesseps Street shooting


JUNE 15 UPDATE: The NOPD is seeking what they believe is the suspect’s vehicle, which was used in a shooting that left a man hospitalized on Sunday.

Security video collected near the scene of the crime – in the 1700 block of Lesseps Street – shows the suspects exiting and entering what appears to be an older model Buick Enclave.

Anyone with information regarding the vehicle or its driver is asked to call to Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — The NOPD has reported a shooting in the 1700 block of Lesseps Street on Sunday afternoon.

An initial report received at 2:44 p.m. showed one man suffering from a gunshot wound.

This is the second reported shooting from the NOPD, with the first coming in shortly after 3 a.m. following an incident in the intersection of Fulton and North Diamond.

The victim was transported to the hospital via EMS.

No further information is available at this time.  

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