Security guard shoots gunman accused of breaking into cars

A security guard working at 1100 Girod St. shot an armed suspect accused of breaking into cars early Saturday morning. The security guard was working when he noticed a potential suspect breaking into vehicles at his location around 4:30 a.m. According to NOPD reports, the security guard shot the man accused of the car burglaries because he saw the suspect for a gun from his belt. The accused was transported to a local hospital via the New Orleans EMS. No other information is currently available on the situation. Stay tuned with WDSU to hear more future updates.

A security guard working at 1100 Girod St. shot an armed suspect accused of breaking into cars early Saturday morning.

The security guard was working when he noticed a potential suspect breaking into vehicles at his location around 4.30am.

According to NOPD reports, the security guard shot the man accused of the car burglaries because he saw the suspect reaching for a weapon from his belt.

The accused was transported to a local hospital via the New Orleans EMS.

No other information is currently available on the situation. Stay tuned with WDSU to hear more future updates.

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