May 312019
 

Norman Lee, 24

A grand jury indicted a convicted felon on second-degree murder and other charges Thursday in the fatal shooting three months ago near the end of second-line parade in Central City, District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro’s office announced.

Norman Lee was charged with the murder of 34-year-old Clarence Mitchell in a three-count indictment handed up by an Orleans Parish grand jury. Lee faces a mandatory lifetime prison sentence if found guilty of the murder.

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Apr 262019
 

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A man shot multiple times while in a car on Airline Highway early Monday died of his injuries the next day, the Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office reported. The New Orleans Police Department has reclassified the incident as a homicide.

The Coroner’s Office identified the homicide victim as Jonathon Matthews, 26.

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Apr 142019
 

Demontre Smith, 20

The New Orleans Police Department is seeking to question and to obtain a DNA swab from Demontre Smith, 20, identified as a person of interest in the killing of Jerry Harris, 20.

Hall was shot in Central City on March 28, police say, and his body was found in the Garden District.

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Mar 282019
 

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The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a homicide in the Garden District that occurred Wednesday evening, police reported.

Officers received a call of shots fired in the 1500 block of Freret Street in Central City at about 4:42 p.m. A silver sedan was reported to be driving on Terpsichore Street and shooting in the block.

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Mar 092019
 

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The New Orleans Police Department has arrested a 16-year-old male in connection with a homicide in Hollygrove.

The incident occurred on Thursday, Feb. 28, at 12:52 a.m. in the 8400 block of Oleander Street. The victim was a 15-year-old male.

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Mar 042019
 

The NOPD is seeking a person of interest, seen in the photos above,  in the ongoing investigation of a homicide on Feb. 27 in front of a church in the 2900 block of Jackson Avenue.

Responding to a call at 8:20 p.m. last Wednesday, officers found a man outside the St. Thomas Baptist Missionary Church at around 8:20 a.m. on Feb. 27. He was suffering from an apparent head trauma and died at the scene.

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Feb 282019
 

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A man died in a shooting early Thursday on a porch in the Gert Town neighborhood, the New Orleans Police Department reported.

Officers responded Feb. 28 at 12:52 a.m. to a report of gunfire in 8400 block of Oleander Street. They discovered a male victim unresponsive on the front porch of a residence suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Feb 272019
 

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A man was found dead outside a Central City church early Wednesday, the New Orleans Police Department reported.

Responding to a medical call on Feb. 27 at around 8:20 a.m., officers went to the St. Thomas Baptist Missionary Church at 2926 Jackson Ave.

Upon arrival, they found an unresponsive unidentified adult male down on the ground, outside the front entrance of the church, the NOPD said in news release.

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Feb 272019
 

George Short, 43, pleaded guilty to manslaughter in Central City shooting death.

George Short was sentenced to 20 years last week for the killing of a man in Central City in 2014.

Short, 43, averted his scheduled murder trial and potential life sentence on Feb. 20 by entering into a plea agreement as potential jurors lined up outside the courtroom of Criminal District Judge Arthur Hunter, District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro’s office reported.

Under the terms of the agreement, Short pleaded guilty to an amended charge of manslaughter, two counts of illegal possession of a firearm by a felon, and one count of introducing contraband into a corrections facility.

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Feb 192019
 

Norman Lee, 23, was arrested regarding a homicide that occurred near the intersection of Martin Luther King Blvd and Freret St. on Feb. 17, 2019 (via NOPD)

On Monday (Feb. 18), New Orleans police arrested Norman Lee, 23, regarding the recent homicide near the intersection of Martin Luther King Blvd. and Freret St.

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Feb 182019
 

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A 34-year-old man was killed and a 79-year-old injured in a shooting in Central City on Sunday afternoon.

The NOPD is investigating the homicide incident that started near Martin Luther King Boulevard and Freret Street on Sunday, Feb. 17.

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