Dec 112019

Marcus Connelly, 36

A man who walked into the Walmart on Tchoupitoulas Street on Tuesday evening and collapsed is a homicide victim, the New Orleans Police Department reported.

The victim was stabbed outside the store in the 1900 block of Tchoupitoulas at about 8:15 on Tuesday, police said. Bleeding from the neck, he stumbled into the shopping cart area of the store and died. Continue reading »

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Nov 212019


The man killed Tuesday night on Perrier Street near Audubon Park was 22-year-old Devin Espadron, an entrepreneur who co-founded Element Beverage Co., according to a WWL-TV report that includes an interview with Espadron’s mother. Continue reading »

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Nov 202019

Crime scene tape remains stretched across the Perrier Street entrance to Audubon Park on Wednesday morning. (Robert Morris,

Two shootings, one of them fatal, were reported overnight in Uptown neighborhoods. Continue reading »

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Nov 142019

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via New Orleans Police Department

NOPD is investigating a homicide that took place in the 2800 block of Philip Street.

Around 8:25 p.m. on Wednesday (Nov. 13), Sixth District officers responded to a call of an aggravated battery by shooting. There, they found an unresponsive 43-year-old male inside of a residence. Continue reading »

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Nov 072019

Carldell Paul,31

A man was charged in the shooting death of his father inside his grandmother’s Leonidas home, District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro’s office announced Thursday.

Carldell Paul, also known as Carldell Daniels, was charged with the second-degree murder of 50-year-old Carl Daniels and with obstructing justice in a homicide investigation in the two-count indictment handed up by an Orleans Parish grand jury. Continue reading »

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Oct 252019

Daranisha Allen, 31

The NOPD is seeking to locate an individual identified as a person of interest for questioning in the investigation of a homicide on Oct. 22.

Daranisha Allen, 31, is believed to have information relevant to the investigation of the shooting death of Day’Shawn Brown, 35, in the 2900 block of South Saratoga Street.

Allen is not considered a suspect and is not wanted at this time. Continue reading »

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Oct 192019

From the District Attorney’s Office

Aaron “Yao” Lawrence

A New Orleans man has been indicted for murder in connection with an August killing inside a home in the city’s Dixon neighborhood, District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro’s office announced on Thursday.

Aaron “Yao” Lawrence was charged with the second-degree murder of 41-year-old Travis Smith, obstruction of justice in a homicide investigation, and with being a felon in possession of a firearm, in the three-count indictment handed up by an Orleans Parish grand jury. Continue reading »

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