Jan 302020

Alec Billiot, 21

The New Orleans Police Department on Wednesday arrested a 21-year-old man in the shooting death of a college student earlier this month outside some popular Maple Street bars.

Alec Billiot, 21, was booked on one count of second-degree murder in the killing of 20-year-old Lee Long Jr. and on five counts of attempted second-degree murder. He faces a life prison term if convicted on the murder charge. Continue reading »

Nov 252019

A man was injured in a shooting on a Hollygrove street Sunday evening, the New Orleans Police Department reported.

Officers arrived at the Lenonidas and Belfast streets on Sunday in response to a report of gunfire that came in about 5:30 p.m. Continue reading »

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Nov 212019

(via NOPD)

Two men were shot Wednesday night on Toledano Street near Broad, according to the New Orleans Police Department.

One of the shooting victims drove himself home before calling EMS to be taken to a hospital, where he was reported to be suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. A second victim, a 19-year-old male, was driven to the emergency room. The age of the first victim was not available.

The investigation of the double shooting was moved from the NOPD’s Sixth District to the Second District and then back to the Sixth as police tried to determine where it actually took place. Continue reading »

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