A shooting and an arrest in multiple armed-robbery attempts on Uptown streets were reported over the weekend by the New Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office.
The New Orleans Police Department is seeking to locate two individuals identified as persons of interest, pictured above, for questioning in the investigation of the killing of Skye Q. Myles on March 6 in the 2000 block of Foucher Street.
A man was killed in a shooting in the 500 block of Adele Lane, behind the Walmart on Tcoupitoulas Street, the New Orleans Police Department reported.
Two men were killed Friday in separate shootings, one in the Milan neighborhood and another in Central City. On the same day, two bystanders were injured in another Central City shooting.
The New Orleans Police Department’s Second District has released photos and videos of suspects in recent crimes committed in Uptown neighborhoods. They include a shooting during a car burglary in Broadmoor early on Mardi Gras Day, an armed carjacking in the Freret neighborhood and a rash of overnight car burglaries at Notre Dame Seminary.
Four people were injured in Central City about three blocks from the parade route, the New Orleans Police Department reported on Saturday (Feb. 15).
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.
During a weekend that included a homicide in Central City, another shooting, a carjacking in the and a robbery were also reported in Uptown neighborhoods.
A man was struck by gunfire Thursday evening while in his car on a Central City street, the New Orleans Police Department reported.
A man was wounded in a drive-by shooting on Clara Street on Monday, and a 79-year-old woman was robbed at her Hollygrove home on Sunday, the New Orleans Police Department reported.
A woman was shot in the thigh by an apparently random bullet late Sunday near the Walmart on Tchoupitoulas Street, the New Orleans Police Department reported.
A man was shot to death Wednesday evening on Louisiana Avenue near South Claiborne, in the city’s second homicide of 2020. The first took place a few hours earlier in New Orleans East.
The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a homicide in Central City, according to an NOPD press release issued at shortly after noon on Friday, Dec. 27.