Two men were killed Friday in separate shootings, one in the Milan neighborhood and another in Central City. On the same day, two bystanders were injured in another Central City shooting. At about 8:44 p.m., after an especially violent day in Uptown and across the city, two men were arguing inside a car parked in the 2000 block of Foucher Street. One of them opened fire, striking the other. NOPD Sixth District officers responding to a call of shots fired in the block discovered an unresponsive male on the ground suffering from gunshot wounds.
On Monday (Feb. 18), New Orleans police arrested Norman Lee, 23, regarding the recent homicide near the intersection of Martin Luther King Blvd. and Freret St. NOPD Sixth District officers discovered a 34-year-old male victim lying in the street suffering from a gunshot wound to the head the day prior. The victim was pronounced dead on scene.
Police officers found a man bleeding from the head in a pickup truck early Saturday in the East Riverside neighborhood. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The injury was later learned to be a gunshot wound to the head, and the incident was determined to be a homicide. The Sixth District officers were responding to a call of a male down Feb. 16 at 7:04 a.m. in the 600 block of Austerlitz Street, near Annunciation Street.
A man was shot to death in Central City on Thursday night, the New Orleans Police Department reported. Sixth District officers responded to a call of an aggravated battery by shooting at 6:58 p.m. in the 2100 block of Thalia Street. They discovered an adult black male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim died at the scene. The Orleans Parish coroner’s office will determine an official cause of death and release the victim’s name, upon completion of autopsy and notification of family.
New Orleans Police are investigating a fatal shooting on Broadway Street that occurred today (Tuesday, Sept. 4). The shooting, now designated a homicide, was reported in the 3000 block of Broadway (between Fig and Colapissa streets), NOPD Officer Juan Barnes Sr. said. According to reports, Second District officers were dispatched to the 3000 block of Broadway Street to a call of an aggravated battery by shooting around 12:18 p.m. Upon arrival, they found a 25-year-old male lying face up in the grass, in front of a residence. The victim was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the head and body.