Man shot in neck at Washington and Broad

A man was injured by a shooting in the Broadmoor neighborhood on Wednesday afternoon, the New Orleans Police Department reported. Police were called to Washington Avenue and South Broad Street at about 3:40 p.m. on Wednesday (April 15). They found an unresponsive man on the ground with a gunshot wound to his neck. The victim, whose identity is unknown, was transported to the hospital via the Emergency Medical Service. Further details were not immediately available.

Person of interest sought in December shooting death on Liberty Street

The NOPD is seeking to locate a person of interest in the investigation of a homicide that occurred on Dec. 27  in the 1500 block of South Liberty Street. The pictured individual is not wanted as a suspect. He is sought for questioning only at this time. NOPD Homicide Unit detectives feel this individual may have knowledge of information vital to the investigation of the killing of Jermeny Marsh, 23.

Police blotter: Shooting in Hollygrove, attempted robberies in Central City

A shooting and an arrest in multiple armed-robbery attempts on Uptown streets were reported over the weekend by the New Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office. The shooting occurred early Sunday in Hollygrove. The victim, a 26-year-old male, was walking in the 8900 block of Olive Street at about 12:15 a.m. on March 29 when he heard gunshots, police said. He then realized he was shot. The New Orleans Emergency Medical Service took him to a local emergency room.

Two sought for questioning in Foucher Street shooting death

The New Orleans Police Department is seeking to locate two individuals identified as persons of interest, pictured above, for questioning in the investigation of the killing of Skye Q. Myles on March 6 in the 2000 block of Foucher Street. Shortly before 9 p.m., Miles was killed by gunfire in the block. Evidence collected during the investigation indicates that the two pictured individuals were present at the time of the incident and may have important information about this homicide. The two individuals are sought for questioning only and are not wanted for arrest at this time

Anyone with information on this incident or the whereabouts of the pictured persons of interest is asked to contact NOPD Homicide Detective Jake Engle at 504-658-5300, or to call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 877-903-STOP.

Man shot to death behind Walmart store

A man was killed in a shooting in the 500 block of Adele Lane, behind the Walmart on Tcoupitoulas Street, the New Orleans Police Department reported. NOPD officers arrived at the scene Friday (March 13) at about 4 p.m. in response to a report of shots fired. They found Hassaan Riles, 22, on the ground, bleeding and unresponsive. Emergency Medical Services personnel pronounced him dead at the scene. Anyone with information is urged to call the NOPD Homicide Division at 504-658-5300 to speak to a detective, or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 to leave an anonymous tip that could be eligible for a cash reward. 



Three shootings, two of them fatal, reported within hours Friday on Uptown streets

Two men were killed Friday in separate shootings, one in the Milan neighborhood and another in Central City. On the same day, two bystanders were injured in another Central City shooting. At about 8:44 p.m., after an especially violent day in Uptown and across the city, two men were arguing inside a car parked in the 2000 block of Foucher Street. One of them opened fire, striking the other. NOPD Sixth District officers responding to a call of shots fired in the block discovered an unresponsive male on the ground suffering from gunshot wounds.

Wanted: Suspects sought in shooting, carjacking, car burglaries

The New Orleans Police Department’s Second District has released photos and videos of suspects in recent crimes committed in Uptown neighborhoods. They include a shooting during a car burglary in Broadmoor early on Mardi Gras Day, an armed carjacking in the Freret neighborhood and a rash of overnight car burglaries at Notre Dame Seminary. Shooting during car burglary

The NOPD is searching for a subject wanted for an aggravated battery by shooting that occurred in the Broadmoor area. The incident occurred on early Tuesday (Feb. 25)in the 4000 block of South Derbigny Street.

Man injured early Tuesday in Broadmoor shooting

A man was injured in a shooting early Tuesday in the Broadmoor neighborhood, the New Orleans Police Department reported. A 30-year-old man arrived at an emergency room with gunshot wounds at about 4 a.m. on Mardi Gras Day (Feb. 25). Police determined the shooting occurred in the 4000 block of South Debrigny Street. The  suspect is a woman whose identity is not known, the police report states.

Quadruple shooting reported blocks from the parade route

Four people were injured in Central City about three blocks from the parade route, the New Orleans Police Department reported on Saturday (Feb. 15). Officers responding to shots fired at Dryades and Second streets at around 6:25 p.m. found two men, both 30 years old, and two women, a 19-year-old and a 35-year-old, suffering from gunshot wounds. Police said the shooter likely fired randomly into the crowd gathered outside the outside popular bars on a parade night. One male victim was shot to the chest area, and another was shot to the abdomen area.

21-year-old booked in fatal shooting of college student Lee Long

The New Orleans Police Department on Wednesday arrested a 21-year-old man in the shooting death of a college student earlier this month outside some popular Maple Street bars. Alec Billiot, 21, was booked on one count of second-degree murder in the killing of 20-year-old Lee Long Jr. and on five counts of attempted second-degree murder. He faces a life prison term if convicted on the murder charge. Long was shot to death at about 1:45 a.m. on Jan. 10 at Hillary and Burthe streets.