May 192014

(map via NOPD)

(map via NOPD)

A man was pulled out of his vehicle and shot at by armed robbers on St. Andrew Street early Monday morning, about a block off St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans police said.

The victim, a man in his late 20s, was sitting in his vehicle in the 1700 block of St. Andrew Street (near Carondelet Street and about two blocks from the intersection of Jackson and St. Charles avenues) around 3 a.m. Monday, when he was approached by two armed men, according to the initial police report.

“One of the subjects pulled the victim out of his vehicle and threw him to the ground,” the report states. “When the victim started running, the perpetrators fired two shots at him.”

Further details about the suspects or the make of the vehicle were not immediately available. Anyone with information is urged to call CrimeStoppers at 822-1111.

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