15-year-old booked in murder of teen near A.L Davis Park

The NOPD has arrested a 15-year-old male in the investigation of a homicide on April 19 at Washington Avenue and LaSalle Street, near the A.L. Davis playground that claimed the life of a 14-year-old boy. At about 7:35 p.m. on April 19, NOPD Sixth District officers responded to the location and found a 14-year-old juvenile teen male having sustained a gunshot wound. The victim, Joel Nichols, was transported to a local hospital. On April 20, Joel died from his injuries. Sixth District detectives positively identified the 15-year-old juvenile as a suspect and obtained an arrest warrant on a charge of second-degree murder.

Double shooting turns to homicide when victim dies in hospital

A man was killed in a double shooting early Thursday (May 6) in Central City near St. Charles Avenue, the New Orleans Police Department reported. At about 2:50 a.m., Sixth District officers discovered two victims with gunshot wounds – a male victim transported via private conveyance to a local hospital and a second male victim found at the scene. Medical responders took the second victim to the emergency room. One of the victims died at the hospital, police said, and the shooting was reclassified as a homicide.

Suspect arrested in killing of 59-year-old contractor in his Broadmoor home

The New Orleans Police Department arrested a suspect in a killing inside a Broadmoor home on April 22. Michael Kikuchi Jr., 33, was arrested the next day and remained jailed Wednesday (April 28) with his bail set at $500,000. He faces a second-degree murder charge in the shooting death of John Robichaux, 59. Robichaux was found by Second District officers at about 6:15 p.m. inside his home in the 5500 block of McKenna Street. He had sustained multiple gunshot wounds and was not breathing, police said.

Man shot to death in Broadmoor home

A man was shot to death Thursday (April 22) at a home in the Broadmoor neighborhood, the New Orleans Police Department reported. At 6:16 p.m., NOPD Second District officers were called to the 5500 block of McKenna Street. They entered a home, where they found the 59-year-old man with multiple gunshot wounds. He was not breathing when police arrived. When medical first-responders arrived at the.

14-year-old dies from his wounds in A.L. Davis Park shooting

The teenage boy who was shot multiple times Monday (April 19) at A.L. Davis park died from his injuries the following day, the Coroner’s Office reported. He was identified as Joel Nichols, 14. Sixth District officers responding to reports of gunshots in the area found the boy in the 2700 block of La Salle Street, near the A.L. Davis playground, at about 7:40 p.m. He was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The Emergency Medical Service took him to the hospital, the New Orleans Police Department said. The Coroner’s Office said Joel Nichols died on Tuesday (April 20) from gunshot wounds.

Police seek person of interest in September homicide on South Saratoga Street

The New Orleans Police Department is seeking a man identified as a person of interest for questioning in the investigation of a homicide on Sept. 9 in the 1300 block of South Saratoga Street. Gene T. Harris, 33, has been developed as a person of interest in the shooting death of 19-year-old Gerren Green. Green was found dead of a gunshot wound on South Saratoga and Thalia Street in Central City. Harris is not currently wanted on criminal charges regarding this incident.

Police seek person of interest in Gert Town shooting death

The New Orleans Police Department is seeking assistance in locating the pictured person of interest for questioning in the ongoing investigation of the shooting death of 20-year-old Joshawn Palmore on March 13 on a Gert Town street. The pictured man is not currently wanted in this investigation. NOPD Homicide Unit detectives believe he has knowledge of information vital to the investigation and wish to question him. Palmore was killed in the 4600 block of Washington Avenue in the middle of the day. Two gunmen walked up to him and opened fire, police said.

20-year-old man shot to death in Gert Town

A man was shot to death Saturday (March 13) in the Gert Town neighborhood, the New Orleans Police Department reported. Sixth District officers investigating reports of gunfire found the victim in the 4600 block of Washington Avenue at about 1:25 p.m. He was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was later identified as 20-year-old Joshawn Palmore. Medical responders took Palmore to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival. The NOPD reported at 2:20 p.m. that the incident has been reclassified as a homicide.

Person of interest sought in shooting death of teenager in Hollygrove

The New Orleans Police Department is seeking to identify and locate the pictured person of interest in the investigation of a homicide on March 8 in the 3300 block of Leonidas Street. The young woman is not currently wanted. However, NOPD Homicide Unit detectives think she has information vital to the investigation and wish to interview her. Officers are investigating the death of Rashad Anthony, 17, who was found slumped in the driver’s seat of an SUV at about 11:30 p.m. on Monday (March 8). Medical responders pronounced him dead at the scene, and the Coroner’s Office determined he died of gunshot wounds.

Teen shot to death inside a car in Hollygrove late Monday

A 17-year-old was shot to death Monday (March 8) night in Hollygrove, the New Orleans Police Department reported. At 11:31 p.m., Second District officers were dispatched to Leonidas and Forshey streets to investigate reports of a shooting. They found a male juvenile slumped over the driver’s seat of a dark-colored sport utility vehicle with an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was identified by the Coroner’s Office on March 12 as Rashad Anthony, 17. Anthony was pronounced dead at the scene by city emergency medical responders.