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Tania Dall / Eyewitness News
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NEW ORLEANS -- A Belle Chasse man is in custody fighting extradition from Mississippi. Police say Trung Le is one of two gunmen who opened fire on a Bourbon Street crowd a week ago.

Hours of surveillance video is being analyzed to find more evidence and the second shooter.

Newly released video from a business on Bourbon Street shows someone walking past the club, getting into an argument with two other people at a nearby corner and then shots ringing out.

'The person of interest video that came out, that was not one of our high definition cameras. It was an analog camera that we were connected to,' said Bryan Lagarde with Project Nola.

The non-profit crime camera system is helping detectives with the shooting case by processing video. Lagarde says one major challenge is accessing private cameras.

'Not only do we try and find the perpetrators and make sense of different things, but we actually write up short reports for the detectives. Kind of like cliff notes to make it easier for them,' Lagarde said.

A spokesman for the NOPD confirms detectives have been combing over more than 40 hours of video connected to the July 29 case.

Surveillance video is what aided the NOPD in naming Trung Le a suspect. Police say the 21-year-old was the first to pull the trigger during a shootout that killed a 21-year-old Hammond woman and injured nine others.

Le, who was arrested in Gulfport, Miss. on July 4, is now fighting extradition, refusing to return to Louisiana.

'The New Orleans Police Department will submit to the governor of Louisiana, Bobby Jindal, a statement of the facts, a copy of his photographs, a copy of his fingers,' said Eyewitness News legal analyst Donald 'Chick' Foret, adding police have to prove Le's the right person and have probable cause for issuance of a governor's warrant. The process can take time.

'This process does take somewhere between 45 and 60 days,' said Foret.

Days that have turned into week two as the NOPD searches for a second gunman and anyone else involved in the deadly gun fight on Bourbon Street.

Anyone who captured any video during last Sunday morning's shooting is asked to e-mail the NOPD at Nopdtips@nola.gov or call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.

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