A 24-year-old man was wounded in a shooting Wednesday afternoon at Second and Dryades streets in Central City, New Orleans police said.
Two men broke into Squeal Bar-B-Q on Oak Street early Wednesday morning, but New Orleans police are hoping that security camera footage of the incident will lead them to suspects, authorities said.
New Orleans police are investigating a shooting Tuesday afternoon on South Roman Street in Central City that wounded two men, authorities said.
After a man dashed into a South Carrollton Avenue business and robbed the employee there at gunpoint on Monday morning, investigators are hoping that surveillance video that captured the incident will help lead to a suspect, New Orleans police said.
A homeless woman was beaten and robbed of her backpack as she walked through Central City, a bicyclist was beaten by a homeless man underneath the Pontchartrain Expressway overpass and New Orleans police are investigating a rash of recent shootings committed against homeless people around the Central Business District, in a trio of recent crimes that demonstrate the violence that can be a part of life on the streets.
Two people have been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of another teen behind an abandoned Hollygrove home earlier this month, New Orleans police said.
On Wednesday evening, New Orleans police officers from the department’s Sixth District joined with neighborhood residents for an anti-crime walk Uptown on Laurel, General Pershing, Constance and Delachaise streets. The officers and residents passed out CrimeStoppers pamphlets encouraging residents to report any suspicious criminal behavior.
Don’t go looking for love in all the wrong places — or at least, use some caution in arranging dates with strangers met online, New Orleans police warned on Tuesday after the carjacking of another luckless suitor in Central City.
New Orleans police are still investigating two separate business burglaries in Central City, a bike theft and a pair of vehicle break-ins off Tchoupitoulas, they said this week.
A man was shot late this morning on Washington Avenue in Central City, New Orleans police said.