A carjacking and a robbery were among the crimes reported in Uptown neighborhoods over the weekend. A 19-year-old male was attacked and had his car stolen Sunday afternoon (Sept. 25) in the 600 block South Carrollton Avenue, near St. Charles Avenue. A man asked the teen for money, then physically attacked him when he refused.
A double shooting, a carjacking and a stabbing were reported this week in Uptown neighborhoods. The shooting on Thursday (Sept. 22) left two men injured. The victims, ages 41 and 32, were in the 3300 block of Saratoga Street at about 9:45 p.m. when several gunmen opened fire, police said. The 41-year-old refused medical treatment.
A carjacking, a kidnapping and an armed robbery were reported recently in Uptown neighborhoods. The carjacking occurred Monday evening (Sept. 19) in the Lower Garden District. The victim, a 50-year-old man, was at St. James and Religious street at about 7:45 p.m. when a man approached, indicated he was armed and motioned for him to exit the vehicle.
A couple getting into a car outside the Monkey Hill Bar found themselves blocked by two other vehicles while a gunman approached from behind, the New Orleans Police Department reported. Just before 10 p.m., the 32-year-old man and 29-year-old woman entered their car, which was parked in the 6100 block of Magazine Street. A man approached from the rear, pulled a gun and demanded they turn over the vehicle and other property. At the same time, two cars pulled up and blocked them in. The victims complied, and the gunman drove off in the car.
A carjacking, a purse snatching and a robbery were reported in Uptown neighborhoods over the holiday weekend. The armed carjacking occurred Sunday (Sept. 4) morning at Earhart and South Claiborne Avenue, near the freeway interchange. A woman, 32, was getting in her car just before 10:30 a.m. when a gunman approached and demanded her car. She turned over her keys and the carjacker fled in her silver 2017 Infiniti Q50 with Louisiana license plate 319 FNO.
A woman was carjacked mid-day Wednesday (Aug. 24) in the Garden District, and a business was robbed that night on Freret Street. The carjacking victim was in the 1100 block of Jackson Avenue at about 1:15 p.m. when a teenage boy approached. He knocked on her passenger-side window and brandished a weapon, police said. The victim got out of her car and let the carjacker enter.
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.
A carjacking and an armed robbery were reported in Uptown neighborhoods over the weekend. A 29-year-old man was at Bordeaux and Perrier streets on Saturday (July 23) at 2:10 a.m., when two armed men demanded his things. After the victim complied, the men fled in a dark-colored sedan on Bordeaux. The carjacking occurred Friday (July 22) at 10:30 p.m. Two men, ages 30 and 32, were in their car at Second and Willow streets.
Two armed men in a black sport utility vehicle pulled up alongside the victims and demanded they turn over the keys to the car and other items. After the victims complied, one assailant fled in their car and the other fled in the black SUV. Further details were not immediately available.
An armed carjacking, a shooting and an armed robbery were reported in Uptown neighborhoods since Thursday (July 14) morning. A 59-year-old man was injured in a carjacking Sunday afternoon (July 17) in the Uptown neighborhood, according to the New Orleans Police Department. The victim was in the 5600 block of Loyola Avenue, near Nashville Avenue, at about 4:10 p.m. A man and a woman pulled up in a stolen vehicle, police said. The carjackers shot the man before driving off in his car. The Emergency Medical Service brought him to the hospital.
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.