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.

Police blotter: Shooting, three armed robberies, two stabbings, home invasion

Three armed robberies, two stabbings, a shooting and a home invasion were reported in Uptown neighborhoods during the past week, according to the New Orleans Police Department. Stabbing: A stabbing was reported at Second and Freret streets in Central City at about 6:30 a.m. on Monday (Nov. 14). Police did not have further details of the incident. Home invasion: A woman was arrested in a home invasion early Sunday (Nov.

Man arrested after 4-year-old boy shoots himself

A 25-year-old man was taken into custody after a toddler shot himself on Sunday (Oct. 2). Police found the 4-year-old boy suffering from a gunshot wound around 4 p.m. at the intersection of South Claiborne Avenue and Gen. Taylor Street. Lindell Mays was arrested and booked into the Orleans Parish Justice Center for responsibilities of owners of firearms with respect to minors. The police did not reveal Mays’ relationship with the 4-year-old.

73-year-old driver shot to death on Pontchartrain Expressway

A 73-year-old man was killed Friday evening (Sept. 30) in a drive-by shooting on the Pontchartrain Expressway, the New Orleans Police Department reported. In response to reports of gunfire, NOPD Sixth District officers arrived at about 8 p.m. to Interstate 10 East near the Norman C. Francis Parkway overpass. They found a vehicle on the shoulder with visible bullet damage. The man in the driver’s seat, later identified as William Manns, had multiple gunshot wounds.

Carrollton shooting leaves man fatally shot inside vehicle, two others injured

A 21-year-old man was killed early Saturday (Sept. 24) in a Carrollton area shooting that wounded two other adult males. The offense occurred at South Carrollton Avenue and Willow Street at approximately 2:30 a.m. Officers responding to a report of a shooting in the 7900 block of Willow Street found two adult males suffering from gunshot wounds. Medical responders transported them to the hospital. The 21-year old victim was found fatally shot inside of a vehicle.

Police blotter: Double shooting, carjacking, stabbing

A double shooting, a carjacking and a stabbing were reported this week in Uptown neighborhoods. The shooting on Thursday (Sept. 22) left two men injured. The victims, ages 41 and 32, were in the 3300 block of Saratoga Street at about 9:45 p.m. when several gunmen opened fire, police said. The 41-year-old refused medical treatment.

Man shot to death on Toledano

A man was shot to death on Friday (Sept. 9) on Toledano near South Claiborne Avenue, the New Orleans Police Department reported. At about 7:40 p.m., Sixth District police officers found Wilbert Smith, 61, lying in front of a house in the 3000 block of Toledano Street. Smith was unresponsive and had suffered a gunshot wound. Medical responders pronounced him dead on scene.

Man found shot to death on Louisiana Avenue

A man was fatally shot on Louisiana Avenue on Tuesday night (Aug. 30), the New Orleans Police Department reported. Officers were called to the 2200 block of Louisiana, near Loyola Avenue, at 8:34 p.m. They found Kerry Spears suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Medical responders declared Spears dead at the scene. He was 31.