NOPD: Man told to wear mask shoots at employees

NOPD: Man told to wear mask shoots at employees
The NOPD is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a male subject wanted for an aggravated assault incident that occurred on July 26, 2020. (Source: NEW ORLEANS POLICE DEPARTMENT)

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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