The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred Wednesday (Nov. 11) evening in Gert Town. At about 7:30 p.m., NOPD Second District officers responded to a report of an aggravated battery by shooting in the 4700 block of Thalia Street. They found two victims — a male and a female — lying on the ground and suffering from gunshot wounds. The man was declared deceased at the scene.
The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a mid-day double homicide in Hollygrove. Second District officers were on a routine patrol at about 1:15 p.m. on Friday (Nov. 6) when they heard gunfire. As they were attempting to determine the location of the gunshots, they were flagged down by a citizen who directed them to the 8600 block of Belfast Street. At Belfast near Leonidas Street, the officers found four victims suffering from gunshot wounds.
The homicide victim who was shot to death in Central City on Sunday (Oct. 1) has been identified as Hakeen Jones, 39, the Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office reported. NOPD Sixth District officers and the Emergency Medical Service were responding to a medical call in the 2300 block of 1st Street at about 7:40 p.m. when they found Jones lying in the street, according to the New Orleans Police Department. Jones, unresponsive with apparent gunshot wounds, was pronounced dead by the medical responders. The Coroner’s Office confirmed that Jones died of gunshot wounds.
A shooting in Hollygrove and armed robberies in the Freret and Carrollton neighborhoods contributed to a violent weekend in New Orleans, the NOPD reported. The shooting occurred Sunday at about 9:30 p.m. in the 2400 block of Gen. Ogden Street and left a 39-year-old man injured. The victim had received a ride from his assailant, whose gender was not revealed by the NOPD. The driver shot the man and fled. The victim suffered a gunshot wound and was taken to a hospital by the Emergency Medical Service.
A man was killed Saturday in Hollygrove, the New Orleans Police Department reported. At around 3:30 p.m., Second District officers responded to a call of aggravated battery in the 8800 block of Colapissa Street, near Eagle Street and Earhart Boulevard. They found an unresponsive adult male, later identified as Michael Allen, 45. Allen had been shot in the head and was pronounced dead at the scene. No additional details are available at this time.
An argument in Central City ending in the shooting of two women on Sunday, the New Orleans Police Department reported. It was one of three crimes reported Sunday night in the Central City area. At about 7:45 p.m., a man approached two women, ages 32 and 33, at Washington Avenue and South Saratoga Street, near Lafayette Cemetery No. 2. The three started arguing.
A man was shot to death Saturday (Oct. 3) night in the Hoffman Triangle neighborhood, the New Orleans Police Department reported. At 9:49 p.m., NOPD Sixth District officers responding to a call of a shooting in the 3400 block of Second Street, near South Johnson, found a man lying in the street. He was unresponsive and had multiple gunshot wounds. Medical responders declared him dead at the scene.
Two men were injured in a shooting Wednesday (Sept. 30) evening on Washington Avenue in Central City, the New Orleans Police Department reported. The victims were walking in the 25oo block of Washington, near A.L. Davis Park, at about 5:10 p.m. when the gunman from a vehicle driving by. Both victims suffered gunshot wounds from the barrage of bullets. One victim, a 36-year-old man, was taken to a hospital in a private conveyance.
The New Orleans Police Department reported a shooting Friday (Sept. 25) night in Hollygrove. Second District officers responding to a call at 11:24 p.m. in the 8900 block of Olive Street found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to a local hospital by the Emergency Medical Service. Further details were not immediately available.
Sixth District officers patrolling in Central City late Friday night were flagged down by a shooting victim, the New Orleans Police Department reported. A 45-year-old man stopped the officers around midnight at Loyola and Washington avenues, near Lafayette Cemetery No. 2. He was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds and was taken to the hospital. He had been shot by two assailants, the police report states.