The man suspected of dragging a woman down a New Orleans street — and then shooting a medical student who tried to intervene — was arrested Monday, authorities said.
Euric Cain, 21, was arrested by New Orleans police and U.S. marshals, Police Chief Michael Harrison said Monday. Police said Cain was allegedly seen in a surveillance video assaulting an unidentified woman and then shooting Tulane University fourth-year resident Peter Gold, 25.
Gold had stopped his car in an apparent attempt to help the woman.
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The video shows Cain shooting Gold in the stomach before attempting to shoot him at least two more times, but his gun jammed.
Cain faces charges of attempted first-degree murder, second-degree kidnapping and armed robbery, according to New Orleans Police Chief Michael Harrison.