The NOPD’s Violent Offender Warrant Squad and the U.S. Marshals on Wednesday (Oct. 13) arrested Nairobi K. Davis, 22, in the investigation of a double homicide incident on Oct. 6 in the 600 block of Gen. Taylor Street that also injured two other victims.
At 1:26 p.m., NOPD Sixth District officers responded to a call of an aggravated battery by shooting at the location. Upon arrival and investigation, they learned that four adult male victims had sustained gunshot wounds. The victims were transported via EMS to the University Medical Center.
The NOPD’s Sixth District leadership addressed the public Tuesday (Oct. 12) after an especially violent week that included two deadly mass shootings. A warrant has been issued in the quadruple shooting outside of a church in the East Riverside area that resulted in two deaths, Detective Charles Hall said during the virtual Max meeting, where the NOPD shares analysis of crime trends with the public. On Oct. 6, Sixth District officers found the four men suffering from gunshot wounds in the church parking lot on Gen. Taylor and Annunciation streets.
Multiple shooting victims showed up in a local emergency at about 8:15 p.m. on Thursday (Oct. 7). At first, the New Orleans Police Department reported four victims. A few hours later, it reported six, one female and five males. One victim, the NOPD said, was dead. The incident became the second deadly mass shooting in an Uptown neighborhood within two days.
Two of the victims in the quadruple shooting in East Riverside on Wednesday (Oct. 6) afternoon have died, the New Orleans Police Department reported. At 1:26 p.m., NOPD Sixth District officers responded to a call of an aggravated battery by shooting on Gen. Taylor Street near Annunciation, in the parking lot of the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church. They found four men suffering from gunshot wounds. The victims were transported by the Emergency Medical Service to a local hospital.
A shooting that erupted as the Young Men Olympian second-line was winding down Sunday (Sept. 26) in Central City left a man dead and a woman critically injured. At about 5 p.m., NOPD officers on parade detail responded to shots fired at Josephine and South Liberty streets, where the parade was disbanding. The officers found George Finney man suffering with multiple gunshot wounds. Finney was pronounced dead on the scene.
A man died Monday (Sept. 20) afternoon in a shooting on Tchoupitoulas Street near Napoleon Avenue. At about 2 p.m., NOPD Sixth District officers responded to reports of shots fired in the 4300 block of Tchoupitoulas. Upon arrival, they found an unresponsive adult male on the ground with a gunshot wound. Medical responders declared him dead at the scene.
Two shootings, one of them fatal, were reported this week in Uptown neighborhoods. The homicide occurred Monday (Sept. 14) in Central City. At about 9:50 p.m., officers found Terrance Gibson in the 1200 block of South Saratoga Street suffering from gunshot wounds. Medical responders took Gibson to a hospital, where he later died from his injuries.
A man was shot to death Saturday night (Aug. 7) in Central City, the New Orleans Police Department reported. At around 10:15 p.m., Sixth District officers responded to a call of shots fired in the 2800 block of Magnolia Street, near Washington They discovered a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Medical responders pronounced him dead at the scene. The Coroner’s Office identified the victim as Charles Dupre, 24. No additional details are available at this time.
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.
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.