The NOPD’s Violent Offender Warrant Squad and the U.S. Marshals on Wednesday (Oct. 13) arrested Nairobi K. Davis, 22, in the investigation of a double homicide incident on Oct. 6 in the 600 block of Gen. Taylor Street that also injured two other victims.
At 1:26 p.m., NOPD Sixth District officers responded to a call of an aggravated battery by shooting at the location. Upon arrival and investigation, they learned that four adult male victims had sustained gunshot wounds. The victims were transported via EMS to the University Medical Center.
The NOPD’s Sixth District leadership addressed the public Tuesday (Oct. 12) after an especially violent week that included two deadly mass shootings. A warrant has been issued in the quadruple shooting outside of a church in the East Riverside area that resulted in two deaths, Detective Charles Hall said during the virtual Max meeting, where the NOPD shares analysis of crime trends with the public. On Oct. 6, Sixth District officers found the four men suffering from gunshot wounds in the church parking lot on Gen. Taylor and Annunciation streets.
Multiple shooting victims showed up in a local emergency at about 8:15 p.m. on Thursday (Oct. 7). At first, the New Orleans Police Department reported four victims. A few hours later, it reported six, one female and five males. One victim, the NOPD said, was dead. The incident became the second deadly mass shooting in an Uptown neighborhood within two days.
A shooting and a domestic burglary were reported in Uptown neighborhoods on Thursday. On Wednesday, two women had their purses snatched on busy commercial corridors. In each of those incidents, a juvenile male was apprehended. At about 11:30 a.m. on Thursday (Oct. 7), the NOPD reported a shooting in the Lower Garden District.
Two of the victims in the quadruple shooting in East Riverside on Wednesday (Oct. 6) afternoon have died, the New Orleans Police Department reported. At 1:26 p.m., NOPD Sixth District officers responded to a call of an aggravated battery by shooting on Gen. Taylor Street near Annunciation, in the parking lot of the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church. They found four men suffering from gunshot wounds. The victims were transported by the Emergency Medical Service to a local hospital.
A shooting that erupted as the Young Men Olympian second-line was winding down Sunday (Sept. 26) in Central City left a man dead and a woman critically injured. At about 5 p.m., NOPD officers on parade detail responded to shots fired at Josephine and South Liberty streets, where the parade was disbanding. The officers found George Finney man suffering with multiple gunshot wounds. Finney was pronounced dead on the scene.
A man died Monday (Sept. 20) afternoon in a shooting on Tchoupitoulas Street near Napoleon Avenue. At about 2 p.m., NOPD Sixth District officers responded to reports of shots fired in the 4300 block of Tchoupitoulas. Upon arrival, they found an unresponsive adult male on the ground with a gunshot wound. Medical responders declared him dead at the scene.
A man was shot to death Saturday night (Aug. 7) in Central City, the New Orleans Police Department reported. At around 10:15 p.m., Sixth District officers responded to a call of shots fired in the 2800 block of Magnolia Street, near Washington They discovered a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Medical responders pronounced him dead at the scene. The Coroner’s Office identified the victim as Charles Dupre, 24. No additional details are available at this time.
A shooting, carjacking, aggravated burglary and armed robbery were among the crimes reported in Uptown neighborhoods this week. The shooting occurred Tuesday afternoon (July 27) on Second Street at South Tonti Street. The victim, an 18-year-old male, was transported to a local hospital in a private vehicle. The carjacking occurred overnight on Wednesday (July 28), and police were informed at about midnight on Thursday. The victim, a 37-year-old male, was giving a ride to a man who, in the 3000 block of Thalia Street, took out a gun and demanded his vehicle.
A woman was injured by gunfire while driving in the Irish Channel, the New Orleans Police Department reported. A child was in her car when it was apparently targeted by shooters. The 25-year-old victim was driving on Laurel Street on Friday (July 23) at about 2:50 p.m. when a driver got out of a sport utility vehicle near Phillip Street and started shooting. Then a second gunman got out of another car and also began shooting at the woman. The victim suffered a graze wound to her back.