A man was carjacked by a masked assailant at a stop sign in Broadmoor early Thursday, New Orleans police said.
At a forum last night sponsored by the Orleans Parish Democratic Executive Committee (OPDEC), the four candidates who qualified for the House 93 legislative seat about to be vacated by incoming City Council member Helena Moreno announced their support for a ban on AR-style assault rifles like the ones used to kill 17 students and teachers in Parkland, Florida last week.
A man shot in the head last week in Central City has died of his injuries, and his death is now being investigated as a homicide, New Orleans police said.
A surveillance camera captured images of a suspect and vehicle believed to have been involved in a robbery attempt and shooting last month on Harmony Street, and New Orleans police have released them in hopes of identifying the person depicted.
A man was fatally struck by a SUV on South Claiborne Avenue on Thursday evening, New Orleans police said.
A man was shot in the head early Thursday morning on Magnolia Street in Central City, New Orleans police said, just two short blocks from the location of a fatal shooting a day earlier.
The deadly violence on Fat Tuesday in New Orleans persisted into Wednesday morning, when another person was shot to death on Magnolia Street in Central City, New Orleans police said.
A man was shot to death along the St. Charles Avenue parade route late Tuesday afternoon in one of three Mardi Gras day shootings that left three people dead and five more injured across the city, New Orleans police said.
A man walking on St. Thomas Street was attacked and robbed at knifepoint Wednesday evening, New Orleans police said.
By Sofia Samayoa
Loyola Student News Service
While keeping people safe and keeping the parades in line, many New Orleans police officers patrolling during Carnival have no time to eat during their 8- to 12-hour shifts.
To provide some relief, the New Orleans Police and Justice Foundation created “Adopt-A-Cop,” so people can donate food or money to help feed the officers while they patrol the parade routes.
A man was shot to death Tuesday morning in a shooting in Central City, New Orleans police said.
A tow-truck driver shot a man who was attacking him Friday evening on Felicity Street, but the shooting was deemed an act of self-defense and the driver will not be charged, New Orleans police said.