A woman was injured by gunfire while driving in the Irish Channel, the New Orleans Police Department reported. A child was in her car when it was apparently targeted by shooters. The 25-year-old victim was driving on Laurel Street on Friday (July 23) at about 2:50 p.m. when a driver got out of a sport utility vehicle near Phillip Street and started shooting. Then a second gunman got out of another car and also began shooting at the woman. The victim suffered a graze wound to her back.
One of the three victims in a shooting Tuesday (July 20) in Central City has died, the Coroner’s Office reported. Danyell Fox was struck by gunfire in the triple shooting that also injured a 34-year-old woman and a 21-year-old man. They were shot just after 10 p.m. when an unknown gunman walked up to them at Josephine Street and Rev. John Raphael Way and began firing, according to the New Orleans Police Department
Fox died from gunshot wounds on Wednesday (July 21). She was 38. Further details were not immediately available.
Among the crimes reported in Uptown neighborhoods early this week, including a carjacking, two home invasions and two shootings. A man carjacked a 49-year-old woman around 2 a.m. Monday (July 19) at St. Charles Avenue and Pine Street. When the woman stopped at the intersection, he pushed her out of the car, grabbed the wheel and drove away. Around 11:30 a.m. on Monday (July 19), a woman broke into a home in the 3500 block of Second Street.
The New Orleans Police Department has arrest warrants for suspects in two shootings and an armed robbery in Uptown neighborhoods.
Sixth District NOPD officers have an arrest warrant out for Dominique Hines, 31, who may be connected to a shooting at Toledano Street and South Claiborne Avenue, near the shopping center.
The incident occurred Wednesday (July 14), when a 31-year-old woman was shot in the leg during an argument with a man in the 2900 block of Toledano Street. After she was shot, the gunman hit her in the head before fleeing, police said.
Second District police officers put out an arrest warrant for Donald Oliver, 47, in a Gert Town shooting that occurred on Friday evening (July 16). Police report that a 46-year-old man was found in a front yard in the 1300 block of Genois Street suffering from a gunshot wound to the hand. He was transported to the hospital by the Emergency Medical Service. Oliver was identified as a suspect in this shooting.
A man was shot to death Saturday evening (July 17) on Baronne Street in Central City, the New Orleans Police Department reported. At about 9:15 p.m., NOPD Sixth District officers responded to a call of gunfire in the 2200 block Baronne Street, near Jackson Avenue. Upon arrival, officers found Syrmiller Smith lying in the street with apparent gunshot wounds. Smith, 43, was declared dead at the scene. The police said Smith had been in a physical altercation with another man, who took out a gun and reportedly shot him multiple times.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.