Man shot to death in parking lot outside Dollar General

A man was killed in a shooting Friday afternoon in front of the Dollar General store on South Claiborne Avenue near Toledano Street, the New Orleans Police Department reported. At around 3:30 p.m., NOPD Sixth District officers arrived at the Dollar General, 2841 S. Carrollton Ave. They found a 38-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound in the parking lot outside of the store. Emergency Medical Services transported him to the University Medical Center, where he died from his injuries. The homicide was the second in New Orleans on Friday afternoon, following one in New Orleans East.

18-year-old identified as victim in fatal Hollygrove shooting

The Coroner’s Office has identified the victim in a Hollygrove homicide on Monday (June 15) as Messiah Thompson, 18. Second District officers responded to reports of gunfire Monday at 4:36 p.m. in the 8300 block of Palm Street. They discovered Thompson suffering from a gunshot wound. The teenager died at the scene. Homicide Detective Leonard Bendy is leading the ongoing investigation and can be reached at 504-658-5300 with any additional information.

Woman shot to death in Leonidas area

A woman was shot to death late Sunday (May 17) in the Leonidas neighborhood, the New Orleans Police Department reported. NOPD Second District officers responded to a report of shots fired the intersection of Eagle and Hickory Streets at around 11 p.m.. Upon arrival, the officers learned a female victim had been shot and was taken to the hospital by private conveyance. She later succumbed to her injuries. The Coroner’s Office identified the victim as Alexis Allen, 35.

Man shot in the wrist early Monday in the Irish Channel

A man was shot in the wrist early Monday in the Irish Channel neighborhood, the New Orleans Police Department reported. The 26-year-old victim was in the 2300 block of Annunciation just before 4 a.m. when he heard gunshots, the police report says. He then saw he was hit in the wrist by a bullet. The Emergency Medical Service took him to a local hospital for treatment. The shooting was first reported by the NOPD in an email sent at 4:45 a.m. as occurring in the 600 block of Second Street.

Vehicle of interest sought in NOPD homicide investigation

The NOPD is seeking to locate a vehicle of interest and its occupants in the investigation of a homicide that occurred Monday (May 5) in Central City. At about 8:45 p.m., the pictured vehicle approached Arthur Netter, 28 – who was standing near a building in the 2100 block of Fourth Street. Multiple shots were fired from the vehicle, one of which struck Netter. He was taken to a hospital, where he died. The vehicle is described as a light-colored – possibly gray or silver – extended cab four-door pickup truck, with flared fenders and wide tires extending past the fenders.

Video released in Central City homicide investigation

The NOPD continues to seek a person of interest in the investigation of a homicide that occurred on Dec. 27  in the 1500 block of South Liberty Street. Detectives released a surveillance video showing the man believed to have information on the killing of Jermeny Marsh, 23. The video can be found here. Police said Marsh was shot to death while sitting in his car just before noon two days after Christmas.

Victim in shooting at Broad and Washington dies from his wounds

Shooting victim Troy Green, 51, has died from his wounds, the Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office reports. Green was shot in the neck on April 15, according to the New Orleans Police Department. Sixth District police officers called to Washington Avenue and South Broad Street at about 3:40 p.m. found him lying unresponsive on the ground. He was transported to the hospital via the Emergency Medical Service. Four days later, he died, according to the Coroner’s Office.

Man killed in shooting on Milan area street

A shooting claimed the life of a man Tuesday night in the Milan neighborhood. Sixth District officers responded to a call of reporting shots fired at around 9:30 p.m. in the 3600 block of Loyola Avenue, near Delachaise Street. They discovered Brad Martin, 42, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He died at the scene. Investigators are currently in the process of gathering evidence.

12-year-old injured in Hollygrove drive-by shooting

Gunfire from a car traveling down a Hollygrove street injured a 12-year-old boy on Sunday afternoon, the New Orleans Police Department reported. The boy was standing on the corner of Eagle and Apple streets at about 4 p.m. on Sunday (April 19) when a vehicle approached. Police say two or three males inside the vehicle began shooting in the boy’s direction, striking him in the foot. The gunmen sped off, and the victim was taken to the hospital. Further details were not immediately available.