Jonshel Alexander Death: Child actor in Award-nominated film “Beasts of the Southern Wild” killed in 7th ward shooting

Jonshel Alexander Death: Jonshel Alexander was 11 years old when she played a role as a child in the film “Beasts of the Southern Wild”.

22-year-old Jonshel Alexander and an adult male were shot in a car in the 1500 block of North Claiborne Avenue around 9 p.m. on Saturday, November 27, police said.

Alexander was pronounced dead at the scene, while the male victim drove himself to the hospital.

Detectives recovered a pickup truck believed to be the getaway vehicle in the double-shooting, police said. The New Orleans police Department are still looking for a man with his face covered by a ski mask standing next to the maroon truck in a grainy images from a security camera.

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