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Man killed, baby wounded in Algiers shooting

Police say an infant was shot in the leg in the shooting.

NEW ORLEANS — A man was killed and a baby wounded in an Algiers shooting Wednesday afternoon.

Family identified the murder victim as Anthony Davis. Police say he was shot inside his car at the corner of General DeGaulle and Kabel Drives around 1:40 p.m. on Jan. 27. 

Soon after the shooting, a woman and a baby arrived at a local hospital. The baby was shot in the leg. The woman was unharmed.

Family says the woman and baby were family friends of Davis.

"I know what my daddy do and what he don't do. I know 100% that he's not a street person," Davis' son said at the scene. "If they found out who did it, it would bring real peace for my grandma and his family and my family."

This is a developing story. Stick with WWLTV.com and watch the Eyewitness News for more information.

Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 504-822-1111.

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