Carrollton shooting leaves man fatally shot inside vehicle, two others injured

A 21-year-old man was killed early Saturday (Sept. 24) in a Carrollton area shooting that wounded two other adult males. The offense occurred at South Carrollton Avenue and Willow Street at approximately 2:30 a.m. Officers responding to a report of a shooting in the 7900 block of Willow Street found two adult males suffering from gunshot wounds. Medical responders transported them to the hospital. The 21-year old victim was found fatally shot inside of a vehicle.

Man shot to death on Toledano

A man was shot to death on Friday (Sept. 9) on Toledano near South Claiborne Avenue, the New Orleans Police Department reported. At about 7:40 p.m., Sixth District police officers found Wilbert Smith, 61, lying in front of a house in the 3000 block of Toledano Street. Smith was unresponsive and had suffered a gunshot wound. Medical responders pronounced him dead on scene.

Man found shot to death on Louisiana Avenue

A man was fatally shot on Louisiana Avenue on Tuesday night (Aug. 30), the New Orleans Police Department reported. Officers were called to the 2200 block of Louisiana, near Loyola Avenue, at 8:34 p.m. They found Kerry Spears suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Medical responders declared Spears dead at the scene. He was 31.

Two shooting deaths reported hours apart in Hollygrove, Hoffman Triangle

Two homicides occurred just hours apart on Wednesday morning (Aug. 24) in Uptown neighborhoods. A man identified as George Caston, 34, was shot to death in Hollygrove at around 7:30 a.m., the New Orleans Police Department reported. A suspect was detained for questioning, police said. Police did not release information on circumstances of the shooting or the identity of the suspect.

Overnight shooting in Central City leaves 58-year-old man dead


A 58-year-old man died in a double shooting early Saturday (Aug. 20) in Central City, the New Orleans Police Department reported. The two victims, both males, were shot just before 3 a.m. in the 2400 block of St. Andrew Street, police said. The Emergency Medical Service brought them to a hospital, where one of the victims died.

Woman shot to death near Pontchartrain Expressway

A woman driving at Earhart Boulevard and Rev. John Raphael Jr. Way was shot to death mid-day on Tuesday (Aug. 9), the New Orleans Police Department reported. She was killed near a Pontchartrain Expressway exit ramp onto Earhart. The shooting was reported to police at 12:21 p.m. Medical responders pronounced her dead at the scene. The Coroner’s Office identified the victim on Aug.

Police arrest three suspects, including two juveniles, in homicide, shooting

The New Orleans Police Department made three major arrests last week in connection to crimes committed in the Uptown area. All arrests took place on July 28, according to a press release. Two suspects were arrested in connection to a homicide last month (July 15) in the 8300 block of Nelson Street, according to police. The victim was found unresponsive with gunshot wounds and pronounced dead by medical responders on the scene. On July 18, the Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office identified the victim as Conrad Noble and determined that Noble died from a gunshot wound.

Man fatally shot in Central City

A man was killed Wednesday (June 22) in Central City, the New Orleans Police Department reported. At about 5:15 p.m., NOPD Sixth District officers arrived at Simon Bolivar Avenue and Clio Street. They found Andrew Lewis lying on the shoulder of the street, with apparent gunshot wounds. The victim was declared dead on scene. He was 29.

Man and woman in Lower Garden District found shot to death in apparent murder-suicide

A man and woman were found dead inside their Lower Garden District home Sunday night (June 19) in what the New Orleans Police Department is treating as a murder-suicide. Police arrived at a home in the 1800 block of Camp Street at about 9:20 p.m. after someone had requested a wellness check on the couple. Inside they found a man and woman, both unresponsive with gunshot wounds. They were declared dead at the scene. The man was identified on June 23 as Maxwell Nazimowitz, 91.