A man accused of robbing one girl at gunpoint and committing sexual attacks on two other girls in the Central City area late last week was identified and arrested today, New Orleans police said.
One man was shot Friday evening on General Taylor Street and another man was shot early Monday on Washington Avenue, and a man in his 60s was robbed Saturday evening of his medication on Jackson Avenue, New Orleans police said in weekend crime reports.
City of New Orleans officials alongside NOLA FOR LIFE and CeaseFire partners, and other community organizations and institutions will host the third annual CeaseFire Peace Festival in Central City on Saturday, August 20. Hosted by DJ Wild Wayne, the festival will be a celebration of the communities and organizations that are working collaboratively to create peace and safety in New Orleans.
The same vandal captured on video spray-painting offensive graffiti that led to the two-day closure of the Isidore Newman School is also suspected in several other incidents around the Uptown area, New Orleans police said.
A woman was shot to death Monday evening on St. Mary Street, New Orleans police said.
Two carjackings were reported Friday night on Constance Street and on Vincennes Place, and a woman was able to fend off a would-be robber on Willow Street in the university area on Sunday evening, New Orleans police said.
On Thursday evening, NOPD responded to a fatal shooting in the 2200 block of Peniston street uptown.
No further information is available at this moment.
A fatal shooting is under investigation Wednesday evening on Upperline Street in the Freret neighborhood, New Orleans police said.
A woman was raped on Freret Street in July, New Orleans police said.
Three people were injured Sunday evening in two shootings in Central City, and a motorcycle was taken at gunpoint from its owner on South Jefferson Davis Parkway, New Orleans Police said.
Firefighters extinguishing a blaze in a commercial dumpster on Walmsley Avenue discovered a man’s badly burned body inside early Monday morning, New Orleans police said.