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NEWORLEANS-- The NOPD is asking for help identifying a suspect in a shooting Wednesday in Algiers.

The shooting occurred around 5 p.m. in the 1700 block of General DeGaulle Drive.The 23-year-old male victim sustained several gunshot wounds to the head and face.

The shooter was described as a tall, African-American male, with a thin build, medium complexion, long dreadlocks (possibly a wig) and a goatee, wearing a dark gray t-shirt, blue jean shorts, black athletic shoes, a large multi-colored hat and dark sunglasses, according to police.

The subject should be considered armed and dangerous, according to NOPD.

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

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