Man shot to death in Lower Garden District

A man was fatally shot Sunday night in the Lower Garden District, the New Orleans Police Department reported. At about 8:30 p.m., Sixth District officers responded to the report of a man down inside a building in the 2000 block of Constance Street. They found the victim, who was unresponsive and showed multiple gunshot wounds. He died at the scene. The victim was 53, according to the NOPD.

Death in burning ‘man cave’ shed ruled a homicide

Firefighters made a tragic discovery on Jan. 15 while extinguishing a one-alarm fire in the Leonidas neighborhood: Larry Williams, 64, was found dead inside a burning shed. The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office made another discovery during Williams’ autopsy: The cause of death was not smoke inhalation. Williams had been shot to death. “Based on this development, the signal for this incident has been changed to a homicide,” the New Orleans Police Department confirmed Thursday (Jan.

Suspect in first homicide of 2023 turns himself in to police

The NOPD’s Violent Offender Warrant Squad and the U.S. Marshals on Tuesday (Jan. 17) arrested James Moliere, 43, in the investigation of the New Year’s Day homicide in Central City. The fatal shooting occurred in the 1600 block of Clio Street. Just after 4 a.m. on Jan. 1, NOPD Sixth District officers responded to a call of a shooting on Clio near St.

Teenager shot to death in Central City

An 18-year-old was shot to death Wednesday morning in Central City, the New Orleans Police Department reported. Media reports say his family witnessed the fatal shooting. The New Orleans Police Department’s Homicide Section is investigating a shooting that left a male teenager dead. The offense occurred shortly after 11:30 a.m., at the intersection of Rev. John Raphael Jr Way and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. According to investigators, Sixth District officers responding to a call of a shooting found the victim inside a vehicle suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

Fatal shooting reported in Lower Garden District

A man was shot to death in the Lower Garden District early Tuesday (Jan. 17), the New Orleans Police Department reported. Sixth District officers responding to a report of a shooting at Erato and Constance streets discovered the victim at about 5:30 a.m. He had sustained a gunshot wound and was declared dead at the scene. No further details were available. The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office will determine official cause of death and release the victim’s name upon completion of an autopsy and notification of his family.

Man found dead at Olive Street and Carrollton Avenue

A man was bludgeoned to death outside of an abandoned business in the Gert Town area, the New Orleans Police Department reported. At 8:52 a.m., Second District officers responded to a call of a male down in the 8000 block of Olive Street, near South Carrollton Avenue. Upon arrival, they discovered an adult male suffering from apparent blunt force trauma. Medical responders pronounced him dead at the scene. The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office will determine the official cause of death and release the victim’s name upon completion of an autopsy and notification of his family.

Early morning shooting near St. Charles Avenue becomes first homicide of 2023

A man was shot to death in the early hours of 2023 on Clio Street near St. Charles Avenue, the New Orleans Police Department reported. On Sunday (Jan. 1) at about 4:03 a.m., NOPD Sixth District officers responded to a call of a shooting in the 1600 block of Clio. They found a man with multiple gunshot wounds.

Man killed in Central City double shooting

A shooting Thursday (Dec. 22) left one man dead and another injured on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulvard, the New Orleans Police Department reported. Around 8 p.m. Sixth District officers responded to a call of a shooting in the 2700 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, near Magnolia Street. Upon arrival, they discovered two adult male victims suffering from gunshot wounds. One victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police seek persons of interest in double homicide on Danneel Street

The New Orleans Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating two persons of interest in connection with a double homicide that occurred Dec. 4 in the 2900 block of Danneel Street. At about 8:30 a.m. officers were called to the location for two males suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. They were transported to a local hospital, where they later pronounced died. The victims were Terry Johnson, 32, and Richard Watson, 46
Officers identified two unknown men (pictured above and below) as persons of interest in this investigation.

Double homicide reported Sunday morning in Central City

Two men were shot to death in Central City on Sunday morning (Dec. 4), the New Orleans Police Department reported. At about 8:35 a.m., Sixth District officers responded to a call of a shooting in the 2900 block of Danneel Street, between Sixth and Seventh streets. They found two men with multiple gunshot wounds. The victims were transported by the Emergency Medical Service to a local hospital, where both men died.