May 302011

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The father of a 2-year-old whose death from a stray bullet during a Central City gun battle sparked citywide outcry over gun violence last fall has been arrested and extradited from Texas on a charge connected with a shooting in March that wounded another bystander, a mother pushing her children in a stroller along Louisiana Avenue Parkway. Continue reading »

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Dec 212010

A man was fatally shot on Louisiana Avenue Parkway early Sunday morning, police said.

The man was found lying in the street with a gunshot wound to the chest about 3:20 a.m. in the 3000 block of Louisiana Avenue Parkway, the first block on the lake side of Claiborne Avenue, police said. Paramedics pronounced the man dead at the scene, according to a news release from the NOPD Second District. Continue reading »