One man was killed and two others injured in a shooting Saturday afternoon in Central City, the New Orleans Police Department reported.
Two shootings, one of them fatal, were reported overnight in Uptown neighborhoods.
Five suspects linked to a wave of armed carjackings and other violent crimes have been taken into custody by New Orleans police, Superintendent Shaun Ferguson announced Wednesday.
Cornell Sparkman, 18, and a juvenile, 16, face charges in multiple armed carjackings and shootings. Sparkman, the 16-year-old and a 15-year-old are also linked to a triple shooting in Hollygrove. A third juvenile, 17, faces a single charge in one of the carjackings.
A man was injured in a shooting in the Leonidas neighborhood on Sunday night, the New Orleans Police Department reported.