Teenagers, including a Bridge City escapee, arrested in carjacking, shooting, armed robbery

The New Orleans Police Department announced recent arrests in a carjacking and shooting in the Milan neighborhood and an armed robbery in Touro-Bouligny. A juvenile suspect accused of shooting a 59-year-old man during a carjacking was an escapee from the Bridge City Center for Youth, according to media reports. Authorities say he was one of six teens who broke out of the juvenile jail on July 17. He remained at large for hours after the other five were apprehended. Police arrested the 17-year-old and a 16-year-old female after the vehicle they were driving crashed on St.

70-year-old man dies from gunshot wounds he sustained after a car accident

Clarence Henderson, 70, died on Sunday (July 24) from gunshot wounds. On Wednesday at 6:25 p.m., Henderson was in a car accident at Baronne and Philip streets. He got out of his car, and so did the other driver. The two got into an argument, and the other driver fired multiple shots at Henderson. The 70-year-old was struck in the abdomen and taken to the hospital, where he died four days later, according to the Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office.

Quadruple shooting reported after midnight in Central City

An overnight shooting in Central City left four men injured, the New Orleans Police Department reported. The shooting occurred at about 12:20 a.m. in the 2000 block of St. Andrew Street, near Danneel Street, where police found the men suffering from gunshot wounds. Emergency Medical Services brought them to a local hospital. The men were walking in the area when they heard shots, police said.

Police blotter: 70-year-old injured in shooting after car accident; armed robbery in Central City; business robbed on Carrollton

A 70-year-old man was injured in a shooting apparently stemming from a road-rage incident on Wednesday evening (July 20). The victim was in an auto accident at Baronne and Philip streets at about 6:25 p.m. After both drivers got out of their vehicles, the other driver pulled a gun on the 70-year-old and fired multiple shots. The Emergency Medical Service brought the victim to a local hospital. Police arrested a suspect, Nathaniel Anderson, 30, at the scene. Anderson is currently held on one count of possessing a weapon as a felon and a parole violation.

Two shooting deaths reported in 8 hours in Uptown neighborhoods

A man was shot to death in Hoffman Triangle just before midnight on Thursday (July 14). The next morning, another man was killed by gunfire in the Leonidas neighborhood. Police found a man on the ground in the 2800 block of South Rocheblave Street at 11:58 p.m. on Thursday, the NOPD reported. He sustained multiple gunshot wounds, police said, and died at the scene. Near Claiborne and South Carrollton avenues the next morning, another man was found dead with a gunshot wound.

Police blotter: Armed robbery on Upperline, carjacking on Adams

The New Orleans Police Department reported an armed robbery and a carjacking in Uptown neighborhoods this week. The armed robbery occurred Wednesday (July 14) in the 1700 block of Upperline Street, near Carondelet Street. Just before 11 a.m., a 46-year-old man was held up at gunpoint by two men. The victim turned over his belongings; police did not specify what was taken. The carjacking occurred Monday afternoon in the 1600 block of Adams Street, by the Carrollton Cemetery.

Suspects sought in criminal damage to property caused by gunfire

The New Orleans Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying and locating three suspects wanted in connection with gunfire that caused criminal damage to property. The offense occurred on July 2 in Central City. According to investigators, a residence in the 2700 block of Sixth Street was struck by gunfire. The pictured men, seen on surveillance video, are suspects in the incident. Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact NOPD at 504-821-2222 or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.