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 at her. 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.
One of the three victims in a shooting Tuesday (July 20) in Central City has died, the Coroner’s Office reported. Danyell Fox was struck by gunfire in the triple shooting that also injured a 34-year-old woman and a 21-year-old man. They were shot just after 10 p.m. when an unknown gunman walked up to them at Josephine Street and Rev. John Raphael Way and began firing, according to the New Orleans Police Department
Fox died from gunshot wounds on Wednesday (July 21). She was 38. Further details were not immediately available.
A man was shot to death Saturday evening (July 17) on Baronne Street in Central City, the New Orleans Police Department reported. At about 9:15 p.m., NOPD Sixth District officers responded to a call of gunfire in the 2200 block Baronne Street, near Jackson Avenue. Upon arrival, officers found Syrmiller Smith lying in the street with apparent gunshot wounds. Smith, 43, was declared dead at the scene. The police said Smith had been in a physical altercation with another man, who took out a gun and reportedly shot him multiple times.
New Orleans Police Department Sixth District officers arrested a 15-year-old male July 6 in connection with the shooting of a driver. The aggravated battery by shooting occurred at about 11:45 p.m. after a 53-year-old-male gave the juvenile and a female a ride to an address near the Valence Cemetery. A passenger pulled a gun on the driver as he pulled up at the intersection of South Saratoga and Bordeaux streets, the police report said. The driver was shot in the arm as he attempted to grab the gun. The two passengers fled the scene, the NOPD reported.
A man was shot in the arm Tuesday night after giving a couple a ride Uptown, the New Orleans Police Department reported. The victim, a 53-year-old male, drove a man and woman to an address near South Saratoga and Bordeaux streets, near the Valence Cemetery, at about 11:45 p.m. After he pulled up, the male passenger pulled a gun on him. The driver tried to grab the gun and was shot in the arm. After the gun went off, the man and woman fled the scene. Further details were not immediately available.
A double shooting claimed the life of a man and injured another early Sunday (July 4) in the 3100 block of South Carrollton Avenue, near Earhart Boulevard. At 4:46 a.m., Second District officers were notified about two adult males arriving at a local hospital after sustaining apparent gunshot wounds. One of the victims died at the hospital. The second victim is currently listed in critical condition. The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office will determine the official cause of death and release the victim’s name, upon completion of autopsy and notification of family.
A man was killed in a Hoffman Triangle shoooting Friday (June 25) night, the New Orleans Police Department reported. Around 9:40 p.m., Sixth District officers responded to a call reporting shots fired in the 2300 block of South Roman Street. Upon arrival, they discovered an adult male victim suffering from an undetermined number of gunshot wounds. The victim died at the scene. No further information is available at this time.
A carjacking, stabbing, shooting and armed robbery were reported in Uptown neighborhoods during the past week. The carjacking occurred Thursday (June 10) in the 4400 block of Washington Avenue. The victim, a 28-year-old man, had started his vehicle at about 11:30 p.m. and decided to run back into his residence. As he was getting out of the car, a man walked up and pushed him to the ground, according to a report from the New Orleans Police Department. The assailant grabbed the victim’s keys and drove off in his white 2014 Hyundai Elantra with Louisiana license plate 338 ENK.
The New Orleans Police Department has obtained arrest warrants in two crimes committed in Uptown neighborhoods. Kevin Lee, 43, is wanted for a vehicle theft that occurred on May 4. Lee is accused of taking an acquaintance’s car keys after she fell asleep around 2:30 a.m. Her Honda SUV was stolen from the 3700 block of South Roman Street. On May 23, NOPD Sixth District detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Darryl Jones, 33, for aggravated battery by shooting and convicted felon in possession of a firearm. A photo of Jones was not available, police said.
The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred early Sunday (May 30) at Thalia and South Robertson streets. At 1:23 a.m., NOPD Sixth District officers were called to 2100 block of Clio Street for a call of aggravated battery by shooting. They discovered a 17-year-old male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim was later identified by the Coroner’s Office as Darnell Williams, 17. Investigators learned Williams and another male victim were in a car at Thalia and South Robertson when they were shot at by a group in another vehicle.