Business owner shoots man in self defense during dispute over vehicle

Business owner shoots man in self defense during dispute over vehicle
CrimeTracker
Friday, January 25, 2013 - 2:33pm

A dispute over a vehicle turned deadly last night after guns were drawn.

The New Orleans Police Department reports that the incident occurred at roughly 9:00 p.m. at the intersection of North Galvez and Conti Street. We’re told a business owner was involved in a civil dispute with an individual. A third man became involved after he pulled out a gun and threatened the business owner.

Officials say the 25-year-old business owner also pulled out a gun and shot the man multiple times.

The victim, a 28-year-old man, was transported to a local hospital where he later died as a result of his injuries.

The case is currently under investigation and no charges have been filed at this time.

The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification of family.
 

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