Multiple armed robberies and a burglary were reported recently in the Hollygrove area, and a woman was caught in a shootout between vehicles on Interstate 10 near South Carrollton Avenue, according to the New Orleans Police Department. On Monday afternoon (May 2), a driver was struck by a bullet on Interstate 10 near the Carrollton Avenue exit. The victim, a 22-year-old woman, was caught in the crossfire as the occupants of two vehicles began firing at each other at about 2:45 p.m., police said. She was taken to the hospital for treatment. Early on Monday, three men held up a 44-year-old man at gunpoint in Hollygrove.
Crimes reported this week by the New Orleans Police Department in Uptown neighborhoods include two shootings, an aggravated burglary and the armed theft of two pickup trucks. Double shooting: A double shooting injured a woman and a man in Central City on Wednesday afternoon (March 23). They were walking near Magnolia Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard at about 1 p.m. when gunfire erupted. The woman, who has not been identified, suffered a graze wound to her leg. The Emergency Medical Medical Service brought her to the hospital.
A shooting and a domestic burglary were reported in Uptown neighborhoods on Thursday. On Wednesday, two women had their purses snatched on busy commercial corridors. In each of those incidents, a juvenile male was apprehended. At about 11:30 a.m. on Thursday (Oct. 7), the NOPD reported a shooting in the Lower Garden District.
Five robberies, an attempted carjacking and a stabbing were reported to the New Orleans Police Department over the weekend.Around 11:30 a.m. on Thursday (June 10), a man and a 54-year-old woman were in an argument in the 8600 block of Oleander Street when the man hit the woman in the face repeatedly. He then grabbed her phone out of her pocket and ran away. On Saturday (June 12) a 28-year-old man was working in the 4000 block of South Robertson Street. He went back to his car around 5 p.m. and was approached by two other men. One of them pulled a gun and demanded he hand over his car keys and other property, so he did so.
The New Orleans Police Department reported a home burglary, a stabbing and a shooting in Uptown neighborhoods over the weekend. On Sunday (April 24) night at about 10:40 p.m., a Lower Garden District resident came home to find two men burglarizing his residence in the 1400 block of Constance Street. When the burglars saw the 25-year-old, one of the men produced a weapon and the other punched the resident in the face. On Saturday (Feb. 24) morning, a 30-year-old man was stabbed during a fight with a woman.
NOPD reports this week show that Uptown residents fell victim to carjackings, armed purse snatchings, armed robberies and a burglary. Carjacking: A woman, 53, was carjacked Thursday (Dec. 10) night near South Claiborne and Napoleon avenues, the New Orleans Police Department reported. Armed men surrounded her car in the 3000 block of Cadiz Street at about 8:20 p.m., police said. They forced her out and drove off.
The NOPD is seeking to locate a suspect seen on video surveillance in the investigation of a residential burglary on Oct. 23. Surveillance video, available for viewing at this link, shows an intruder attempting to break into a residence in the 1800 block of Jackson Avenue. Anyone with additional information on this incident is asked to contact NOPD Sixth District detectives at 504-658-6060, or to call anonymously to Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 877-903-STOP (7867).
The NOPD is seeking assistance in locating and identifying two suspects in a Hollygrove home burglary on Sept. 12. A surveillance camera captured the above photos at the time of the incident. The residence in the 2600 block of Hollygrove Street was burglarized at about 1 p.m. on Sept. 12.
During a violent weekend across Uptown neighborhoods, a shooting, robbery, burglary and carjacking were reported in the NOPD’s Sixth District. Attack and robbery in Irish Channel
An Irish Channel resident was struck from behind by three robbers while working in her yard Saturday afternoon, the New Orleans Police Department reported. The victim, a 42-year-old woman, was gardening outside her home in the 900 block of Eighth Street about 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21, when she was struck from behind. The blow caused her to fall and hit her head on a planter.
A man broke into a 27-year-old woman’s Lower Garden District home Thursday night, forced her into the bathroom, threatened her, ordered her not to move and demanded money, the New Orleans Police Department reported. She told him she didn’t have any cash, so he ransacked the home before leaving with her cellphone. The incident occurred in the 1300 block of St. Andrew Street at about 9:20 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 5, the NOPD report states.