Bourbon Street doorman shot on Saturday morning has been identified by the police and officers are now looking for the suspects clearly seen in a video.
Brandon Robinson, 26-year-old, was working as a doorman on Bourbon Street. According to those who knew him, the young man was a friendly, dedicated person who always avoided trouble. Caught up with his job, he would dedicate his spare time and his income to his family.
On November 28th Brandon Robinson had a night off. During the Bayou Classic weekend he decided to go out and spend the night at the Prohibition Bar and Balcony, located at 327 Bourbon Street.
Here, the Bourbon Street doorman met a group of people who immediately sought a fight. The video depicting the scene has not been released by the police department overseeing the case. Unfortunately for Brandon Robinson, the fistfight provoked by the group of strangers ended up in multiple gunshots. Fatally wounded with several gunshots in his abdomen, Brandon Robinson, the Bourbon Street doorman died soon after he was rushed to the hospital.
His family, friends, coworkers and acquaintances are shocked that such an unexpected event took his life for no reason.
The New Orleans police Superintendent Michael Harrison declared that:
“What we have is a group of individuals who made their choice to hurt someone. Our officers quickly responded very professionally and I’m extremely proud of them for that”.
The Bourbon Street doorman shot on Saturday morning was a beloved coworker for many around him. The event was surprising and it came just as thousands of tourists are crowding on the New Orleans’ street with the Bayou Classic weekend on the onset. According to police officials there is no connection between the fistfight turned into shooting and the Bayou Classic event.
However, the video is still being analyzed and the police officers are working relentlessly to collect more evidence and catch the perpetrators. The Bourbon Street doorman fatally shot outside the Prohibition Bar and Balcony was identified soon after his death as Brandon Robinson according to Jeffrey Rouse, the Orleans Parish Coroner.
The gunshot call prompted immediate police action at around 1:30 a.m. on Saturday, November 28th. Upon finding Brandon Robinson, the police rushed the young man to the hospital. However, nothing could be done to save his life.
Photo Credits: Wikimedia
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