NOPD: Man dies in Algiers shooting

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Posted on August 23, 2013 at 4:50 PM

Updated Friday, Aug 23 at 9:07 PM

Aug. 23: 3300 Garden Oaks Drive

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NEW ORLEANS -- Police are investigating a fatal shooting of a man in Algiers, according to the New Orleans Police Department.

NOPD spokesman Officer Frank Robertson confirmed the shooting of an unidentified 33-year-old man around 4 p.m. in the parking lot of an apartment complex in the 3400 block of Garden Oaks Drive.

Paramedics were called to the scene and attempted to resuscitate the victim but were unsuccessful. The man was pronounced dead on the scene.

"Video surveillance in the area captured the pictured white Nissan fleeing the area at a high rate of speed. Detectives were able to get a possible partial license plate number of N33. The vehicle is believed to be a rental," said a statement from the NOPD.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.

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