Disturbing video: Suspect identified in shooting of good Samaritan medical student

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Police have identified — and now are searching for — the man suspected of shooting a New Orleans medical student.

Euric Cain, 21, is suspected of shooting Tulane University resident Peter Gold, 25, early Friday morning when the student stopped to help a woman who Cain appeared to be dragging down the street.

Most of the incident was caught on surveillance video. In the video, Cain shoots Gold in the stomach before trying to shoot him at least two more times. That’s when the gun jammed and he fled.

“We know who you are and you need to know that we are going to find you,” New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu said during a press conference Sunday.

The woman involved in the incident, who was not harmed, is cooperating with police and police do not believe she has any relation to Cain.

Gold was hospitalized in critical condition Friday, but his family said in a statement Sunday that he “continues to improve and remains in guarded condition.”


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