NOPD arrests shooting suspect at scene of crime

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Posted on December 11, 2012 at 8:25 PM

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NEW ORLEANS -- With the help of family members at the scene of the crime, New Orleans police arrested a suspect minutes after a shooting happened in the Leonidas neighborhood.

Terence Hampton, 19, faces one charge of attempted murder.

The incident happened around 5:25 p.m. in the 8800 block of Hickory Avenue.

NOPD spokesman Officer Garry Flot said Hampton entered the home where the unidentified 28-year-old victim was located and shot him in the chest.

Family members were able to restrain Hampton until police arrived.

Police haven't released a motive for the crime.

The victim was last listed in critical condition.

 

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