Man killed in Algiers shooting near school

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Posted on January 30, 2013 at 5:37 PM

Updated Thursday, Jan 31 at 10:36 AM

Jan 30: Belleville and Slidell streets

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ALGIERS, La. -- A man was shot and killed Wednesday afternoon in Algiers, according to the New Orleans Police Department.

The shooting happened near the intersection of Belleville and Slidell streets, near the Martin Behrman Elementary School.

The victim is described as a 34-year-old man. The victim was identified as Tyler Sims by the Orleans Parish Coroner's Office.

Police haven't named a suspect or a motive, but they say they're looking for a silver or gray 4 door Pontiac Grand Prix that fled the scene. 

The after-school program was placed on lockdown after the shooting, but that has since been lifted.

If you know anything about this shooting, call Crimestoppers at 822-1111.

 

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