Man told to wear mask shoots at employees in New Orleans

Mask-related violence in New Orleans.
Mask-related violence in New Orleans.(Source: NEW ORLEANS POLICE DEPARTMENT)
Published: Jul. 29, 2020 at 10:03 AM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) -The New Orleans Police Department is searching for a male subject wanted for an aggravated assault that happened Sunday, July 26.

Around 11:43 p.m., a man entered Brother’s Mart in the 7000 block of Bullard Avenue.

The man became angry when store employees told him he was required to wear a mask while inside of the store.

He then left the store, went to his vehicle, and obtained a gun. Then, the man reentered the store and shot multiple rounds at employees before fleeing in a black Buick sedan.

Anyone with information regarding the identity and/or the whereabouts of the subject is asked to contact Seventh District detectives at 504-658-6070.

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