Man stabbed to death in the Lower Garden District

The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred Thursday (Nov. 19) in the Lower Garden District. At around 8:50 a.m., NOPD Sixth District officers responded to a call of aggravated battery by cutting in the 1800 block of Chippewa Street. Outside of a home in that block, they found a man and woman suffering from stab wounds, according to a police report issued Friday. The victims told the officers that another man was inside the house.

Man killed, woman injured in Gert Town shooting

The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred Wednesday (Nov. 11) evening  in Gert Town. At about 7:30 p.m., NOPD Second District officers responded to a report of an aggravated battery by shooting in the 4700 block of Thalia Street. They found two victims — a male and a female — lying on the ground and suffering from gunshot wounds. The man was declared deceased at the scene.

Two people killed in quadruple shooting in Hollygrove

The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a mid-day double homicide in Hollygrove. Second District officers were on a routine patrol at about 1:15 p.m. on Friday (Nov. 6) when they heard gunfire. As they were attempting to determine the location of the gunshots, they were flagged down by a citizen who directed them to the 8600 block of Belfast Street. At Belfast near Leonidas Street, the officers found four victims suffering from gunshot wounds.

Coroner identifies Central City homicide victim

The homicide victim who was shot to death in Central City on Sunday (Oct. 1) has been identified as Hakeen Jones, 39, the Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office reported. NOPD Sixth District officers and the Emergency Medical Service were responding to a medical call in the 2300 block of 1st Street at about 7:40 p.m. when they found Jones lying in the street, according to the New Orleans Police Department. Jones, unresponsive with apparent gunshot wounds, was pronounced dead by the medical responders. The Coroner’s Office confirmed that Jones died of gunshot wounds.

Man fatally shot in Hollygrove

A man was killed Saturday in Hollygrove, the New Orleans Police Department reported. At around 3:30 p.m., Second District officers responded to a call of aggravated battery in the 8800 block of Colapissa Street, near Eagle Street and Earhart Boulevard. They found an unresponsive adult male, later identified as Michael Allen, 45. Allen had been shot in the head and was pronounced dead at the scene. No additional details are available at this time.

Man killed in Hoffman Triangle shooting

A man was shot to death Saturday (Oct. 3) night in the Hoffman Triangle neighborhood, the New Orleans Police Department reported. At 9:49 p.m., NOPD Sixth District officers responding to a call of a shooting in the 3400 block of Second Street, near South Johnson, found a man lying in the street. He was unresponsive and had multiple gunshot wounds. Medical responders declared him dead at the scene.

Man shot to death in Lower Garden District

A man was shot to death in the Lower Garden District on Sunday afternoon, the New Orleans Police Department reported. At 1:43 p.m, NOPD Sixth District officers responded to a call of shots fired in the 600 block of Felicity Street. They found a man, later identified as Johnathan Davis, suffering from gunshot wounds. Medical responders attempted life-saving measures; however, he was pronounced dead at the scene. Davis was 22.

19-year-old shot to death in Central City

A 19-year-old man was killed in Central City on Wednesday, the New Orleans Police Department reported. NOPD Sixth District officers responded to a call of shots fired in the 1300 block of South Saratoga Street, near Thalia Street, at about 5:10 p.m.. Upon arrival, officers found the victim, later identified as Gerren Green, unresponsive with a gunshot wound. Medical responders declared Green dead at the scene, and the incident was reclassified as a homicide. He was 19.

Suspect arrested running from scene of Central City homicide

The New Orleans Police Department apprehended a suspect fleeing the scene of a fatal shooting in Central City. On Friday around 10:25 a.m., Sixth District officers were on patrol near Clio Street and Rev. John Raphael Jr. Way when they heard a single gunshot. Officers discovered an adult male victim lying in the street in the 1200 block of Rev. John Raphael Jr. Way. The Emergency Medical Service was called, and the medical responders pronounced him dead at the scene. The victim was later identified as Cedric Simmons Jr. Simmons was 34.

Double homicide reported in Leonidas

Two men were shot to death Sunday night in the Leonidas neighborhood, the New Orleans Police Department reported. At 10:22 p.m., NOPD Second District officers responded to a call of an aggravated battery by shooting at Joliet and Jeanette streets. They found two adult male victims down, each with multiple gunshot wounds. The victims died at the scene. The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office will identify the victims and official causes of death upon completion of autopsy and notification of respective family

Homicide Detective Eric Vilhelmsen is in charge of the ongoing investigation and can be reached at 504-658-5300 or call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.