Man hurt in attempted armed robbery, shooting in N.O. East

NEW ORLEANS, LA. - Police say one person was hurt in a shooting after an attempted armed robbery in New Orleans East late Tuesday night.

According to New Orleans Police, the crime happened in the 8500 block of North I-10 Service Road. One man suffered a gunshot wound to the thigh and was driven to the hospital.

Investigators say the suspect in the shooting is a man between the ages of 19 to 20-years-old with dreadlocked hair and a slim build.

NOPD said the investigation into the shooting is ongoing.

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