Police blotter: Two shootings on Toledano, woman attacked after flagging down speeders, shooting and robbery near shopping areas, stabbing in Central City

Three shootings, two robberies and a stabbing were among the crimes reported in Uptown neighborhoods this week. Two shootings on Toledano

Two women and a man were injured this week in separate shootings within blocks of each other on a well-traveled thoroughfare separating the Broadmoor and Hoffman Triangle neighborhoods. The first shooting occurred on Tuesday (June 13) at about 10 p.m., the New Orleans Police Department said. The victims, a 34-year-old woman and a 31-year-old man, were inside a vehicle in the 3400 block of Toledano when an unknown gunman fired shots into their car. Both were injured in the shootings.

NOPD seeks suspect in vehicle burglary

The New Orleans Police Department is seeking assistance in identifying and locating a subject in the investigation of a vehicle burglary and subsequent access device fraud incident on July 7 in the Second District. The victim returned to his vehicle on July 7 and realized he had left it unlocked. The vehicle’s interior had been ransacked. The victim’s wallet containing several debit and credit cards was  missing. The victim later discovered someone had made multiple fraudulent transactions with his credit card at a store in the 8700 block of South Claiborne Avenue.

15-year-old arrested in shooting of driver

New Orleans Police Department Sixth District officers arrested a 15-year-old male July 6 in connection with the shooting of a driver. The aggravated battery by shooting occurred at about 11:45 p.m. after a 53-year-old-male gave the juvenile and a female a ride to an address near the Valence Cemetery. A passenger pulled a gun on the driver as he pulled up at the intersection of South Saratoga and Bordeaux streets, the police report said. The driver was shot in the arm as he attempted to grab the gun. The two passengers fled the scene, the NOPD reported.

Driver shot by passenger after giving couple a ride to Uptown address

A man was shot in the arm Tuesday night after giving a couple a ride Uptown, the New Orleans Police Department reported. The victim, a 53-year-old male, drove a man and woman to an address near South Saratoga and Bordeaux streets, near the Valence Cemetery, at about 11:45 p.m. After he pulled up, the male passenger pulled a gun on him. The driver tried to grab the gun and was shot in the arm. After the gun went off, the man and woman fled the scene. Further details were not immediately available.

Shooting at Carrollton and Earhart leaves one man dead, another critically injured

A double shooting claimed the life of a man and injured another early Sunday (July 4) in the 3100 block of South Carrollton Avenue, near Earhart Boulevard. At 4:46 a.m., Second District officers were notified about two adult males arriving at a local hospital after sustaining apparent gunshot wounds. One of the victims died at the hospital. The second victim is currently listed in critical condition. The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office will determine the official cause of death and release the victim’s name, upon completion of autopsy and notification of family.

Police seek suspect in vehicle theft and two suspects in vehicle burglary


The New Orleans Police Department is seeking to locate and identify a suspect sought in the investigation of an aggravated assault with a firearm that occurred on June 12 in the 2600 block of Canal Street, connected to an auto theft a day before in the Sixth District. The NOPD Sixth District covers the Central City, Garden District and Irish Channel neighborhoods. Police did not specify where the theft took place. On June 11, the pictured man pictured above was allegedly involved in the theft of a black Subaru Forester, bearing Louisiana license plate 946 EBU, in an Uptown neighborhood. The next day, at about 7:45 a.m., the individual reportedly used the stolen Subaru in commission of an aggravated assault with a firearm against three female employees of a business in the 2600 block of Canal street.

Man shot to death in Hoffman Triangle

A man was killed in a Hoffman Triangle shoooting Friday (June 25) night, the New Orleans Police Department reported. Around 9:40 p.m., Sixth District officers responded to a call reporting shots fired in the 2300 block of South Roman Street. Upon arrival, they discovered an adult male victim suffering from an undetermined number of gunshot wounds. The victim died at the scene. No further information is available at this time.

NOPD reports two shootings in Central City

The New Orleans Police Department has reported two shootings in Central City in the past 24 hours. On Friday (June 25), a shooting in the 2300 block of Sixth Street left a woman wounded, the New Orleans Police Department reported. Initial reports received just before 10 a.m. show an adult female was found with a gunshot wound. She was transported by the Emergency Medical Service to a local hospital. On Thursday, a 31-year-old man was wounded in a shooting at about 9:20 p.m. on Washington and South Claiborne avenues.

Police seeking suspect in series of bicycle thefts

The New Orleans Police Department is seeking the man pictured above for a string of burglaries and thefts in Uptown neighborhoods. The suspect is believed to frequently target sheds and steal bicycles. He is suspected in recent incidents in the 1200 block of Octavia street, the 4800 block of Perrier Street, the 1500 block of Jefferson Avenue and the 1600 block of Valence Street. Call Second District detectives at 504-658-6020 or Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 with any information on this suspect.

Police blotter: Shootings in Hollygrove and Hoffman Triangle, stabbing in Central City

The New Orleans Police Department reported two shootings and a stabbing in Uptown neighborhoods on Monday and Tuesday. On Monday (June 14), a 19-year-old male was walking in the 8200 block of Palm Street at about 9 p.m. when two gunmen approached him from behind and began firing. The victim was struck once and transported to an emergency room. The other shooting occurred Tuesday about 1:30 a.m. The victim, a 37-year-old man, was in the 3000 block of Second Street, near South Claiborne Avenue, when a sport utility vehicle pulled up. A man got out and began firing, striking the victim.