Woman found dead in second Hoffman Triangle shooting of the weekend

A woman was found face down in an open field in the Hoffman Triangle on Sunday (March 7) afternoon, the New Orleans Police Department. Police have classified the death as a homicide. Sixth District police officers arrived at the 3100 block of Second Street on Sunday at 12:38 p.m. They found the woman lying the field and later discovered an apparent gunshot wound. Medical responders pronounced her dead at the scene. The Coroner’s Office identified the victim on March 12 as Sarah Blalock. Blalock died of her wound at 34.

Double homicide reported on Eighth Street near St. Charles Avenue

Two men were shot to death on Eighth Street at Carondelet on Saturday, the New Orleans Police Department reported. Sixth District officers responding to a call arrived in the 1600 block of Eighth Street at 6:23 p.m. on Saturday (Feb. 20).  They found two men with multiple gunshot wounds lying in the driveway of a residence, according to an NOPD press release. One victim died at the scene. The second victim was transported via EMS to a local hospital, where he was declared dead.

Suspect, vehicle sought in Claiborne car wash homicide

The NOPD is seeking to locate and identify a person of interest and a vehicle in the investigation of a homicide that occurred Wednesday (Feb. 17) in the 3700 block of South Claiborne Avenue. The pictured suspect was seen at the Claiborne Avenue car wash where Bruce Gaten, 31, was shot to death at 3:19 p.m. The suspect was seen wearing a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt with an unknown image on the front, dark colored jeans and dark shoes. The unknown suspect was observed driving the pictured silver 2016 Honda Pilot bearing Louisiana plate ZRT 457 with a bike rack affixed to the rear. The Honda was reported stolen.

Man killed in Central City double shooting

A shooting left one man dead and another wounded Saturday (Feb. 13) evening in Central City, the New Orleans Police Department reported. At 5:08 p.m., NOPD Sixth District officers were called to Washington and Loyola avenues for an aggravated battery by shooting. The officers found two men suffering with gunshot wounds.va
One victim, Bryan Veal, died at the scene. Veal was 26.

Suspect sought in September homicide on Saratoga and Thalia

The New Orleans Police Department is seeking assistance in identifying and locating a suspect in the investigation of a homicide in the 1300 block of South Saratoga Street on Sept. 9, 2020. NOPD’s Homicide Unit detective determined the individual pictured above to be a suspect in the shooting death. He is wanted on a charge of second-degree murder. He is suspected in the death of Gerren Green, 19.

Second suspect sought in Christmas Day homicide

The NOPD has obtained an arrest warrant for Samuel Hunter Jr., 28, in the investigation of the Christmas Day homicide in the Leonidas area. At around 9:30 a.m. on Dec. 25, NOPD Second District officers responded to a call of shots fired at Monroe and Green streets. They found the body of Anthony Bridges on the sidewalk in front of a home in the 1700 block of Monroe Street. Bridges was pronounced dead at the scene.

Person-of-interest sought in Hollygrove homicide

The NOPD is seeking to locate and interview Ronald Burton, 41, as a person-of-interest in the investigation of a homicide on Oct. 10 in Hollygrove. In the 8800 block of Colapissa Street, near Eagle Street and Earhart Boulevard, Michael Allen, 45, was found with gunshot wound to his head. He was pronounced dead by medical responders at about 3:30 p.m.
Burton is not currently wanted in connection with this incident. However, detectives believe he has knowledge of information vital to the investigation and wish to question him.

One suspect arrested, another at large in Christmas Day homicide

The New Orleans Police Department has arrested Danny Hunter, 34, and is searching for a second suspect in the investigation of a homicide that occurred on Christmas in the Leonidas area. At around 9:30 a.m. on Dec. 25, NOPD Second District officers responded to a call of shots fired at the intersection of Monroe and Green streets. Upon arrival officers found the body of Anthony Bridges on the sidewalk in front of a home in the 1700 block of Monroe Street. Bridges was pronounced dead at the scene.

Man shot to death Christmas morning in Leonidas area

A fight between two men Christmas morning in the Leonidas neighborhood ended in a shooting death, the New Orleans Police Department reported. The men were involved in an altercation on Green Street near Monroe at about 9:30 a.m. when one of the men took out a gun and fired multiple times. The gunman fled the scene on foot. Second District officers responding to reports of shots fired found the victim with a gunshot wound to his chest. He was pronounced dead by medical responders.

Man shot to death in Milan neighborhood

The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Saturday night (Dec. 12) near the intersection of Milan and Willow streets. At 8:47 p.m., Second District officers responded to reports of shots fired at the location. Upon arrival, officers discovered a Cantrell Livas suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Medical responders pronounced Livas dead at the scene.