Suspect in Tulane medical student’s shooting confessed to detectives, NOPD …

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

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.NEW ORLEANS A man suspected in the shooting of a Tulane University medical student that was recorded on video was captured on Monday after a manhunt, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu said. 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.

Euric Cain, 21, has been charged with first-degree attempted murder and second-degree kidnapping and armed robbery after police said he shot a student who intervened when he saw the suspect dragging a woman to his sports utility vehicle early on Friday. 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. 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.

Gold is a fourth-year medical student at the university and “a very active member of the Tulane community,” said Tulane University President Mike Fitts in a statement. “I am shocked and saddened by this horrific event,” Fitts said. “He is an outstanding student who represents the best of Tulane in every possible way.” 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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