The rejection of a controversial Carrollton coffeeshop, the approval of alcohol sales at a new Walgreens on Claiborne, and other land-use matters on Oak Street, in Milan and in the Garden District were given final decisions this week by the New Orleans City Council.
Investigators released the name of a suspect Wednesday in the fatal shooting of a 19-year-old on Freret Street, and said the same man may have been ambushed by others shortly after the shooting on Freret.
William Baham, 25, is wanted on a charge of second-degree murder in the death of Errol Meeks, who was gunned down late Monday in front of Friar Tucks bar on Freret.
Yusef Aziz Ahmed, 25, went to get something out of his car in the driveway of his apartment in the 1100 block of Peniston Street about 7:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 20, but then drove away, his roommate told police. The roommate was unable to reach him by phone, and Ahmed has not been seen since, police said.
Ahmed (also known as Yusef Aziz White) is described as an African-American male, approximately 170-180 pounds and 5’10” tall, with black hair and brown eyes. He may driving a silver 2002 Chevy Malibu with a Virginia license plate.
Anyone with any information about Ahmed’s whereabouts is urged to contact NOPD headquarters at 821-8222, or the Second District at 658-6020.