Family of hero in New Orleans shooting speaks out

24 Nov 2015 | Author: | No comments yet »

Man arrested in student shooting caught on video in New Orleans.

Cain allegedly shot Tulane University medical student Peter Gold, 25, early on Friday after Gold, who had been driving past, intervened upon seeing Cain dragging a woman to his sport utility vehicle. NEW ORLEANS – A man accused of shooting a New Orleans medical student who stopped an apparent kidnapping on Friday has been arrested, police said Monday afternoon. Police and federal marshals arrested 21-year-old Euric Cain of New Orleans at a house late Monday morning, spokesman Tyler Gamble said in a news release.

Mary streets in the Lower Garden District. (Image via NOPD) We should all hope that Peter Gold, a student at Tulane Medical School, doesn’t regret stopping his car Friday to defend a woman he saw being dragged toward an SUV in the 1000 block of St. The woman was released after being treated for minor injuries, police said. “Police worked around the clock and now he will likely spend the rest of his life in jail, as he should,” Landrieu said. “But his life will be lost, and Dr.

Cain’s criminal record includes an arrest earlier this month for possessing a cellphone stolen in a carjacking, as well as arrests for possession of stolen vehicles and weapons. And while those people are indeed showing a concern and compassion that most of us do not, the character in the New Testament parable doesn’t just stop to show concern to a stranger.

Tulane, where Gold is a fourth-year medical student, announced Saturday that it was offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and indictment of the assailant, Live 5 News reported. With a disturbing frequency we hear of crimes that shock and scare us: armed robberies of white-tablecloth restaurants, armed robberies of fast-food joints, carjackings committed with AK-47s, home invasions. Also, Muhammad said, his group was inviting all its members to Bunny Friend Park Monday at 4 p.m. to discuss a community response to the shooting that wounded 17 people Sunday evening. The Gold family is very grateful to the doctors and other medical professionals at University Medical Center who are providing such excellent care for Peter.”

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