Police blotter: Sexual assault and attempted robbery in Irish Channel, robbery in Central City, two shootings in Hoffman Triangle

Two shootings in the Hoffman Triangle neighborhood, a robbery in Central City, and a sexual assault and attempted robbery in the Irish Channel were reported this week by the New Orleans Police Department. A woman in the Irish Channel fought back against a man who sexually assaulted and tried to rob her, according to the NOPD. The 40-year-old victim was assaulted in the 1000 block of Seventh Street on Thursday (March 16) at about 9:35 p.m., police said. The assailant then demanded her property but fled after she fought back. A man was robbed early on Thursday at Baronne Street and Washington Avenue.

Police blotter: Two shootings, two armed robberies reported Uptown during the weekend

Two shootings, including one injuring a juvenile, and two armed robberies were reported in Uptown neighborhoods by the New Orleans Police Department during the weekend. A store manager was injured during an early morning robbery in the 3200 block of South Carrollton Avenue. An employee was held at gunpoint while leaving the business Monday (Feb. 13) at about 3:40 a.m. A second assailant entered the store and demanded cash from the manager. The manager complied but was struck in the head with a firearm before the two robbers fled.

Police blotter: Three shootings, armed robbery in Sixth District

Four people were injured Uptown in three shootings since Sunday (Dec. 25) and a woman was held up at gunpoint, the New Orleans Police Department reported. Police learned of a shooting Tuesday night (Dec. 27) after a victim showed up at a local emergency room with a gunshot wound, the NOPD said in an email. The shooting occurred at Felicity Street and Baronne Street around 9:45 p.m.

Two men were injured in a shooting early Monday (Dec.

Police blotter: Shootings, carjackings, robberies reported Uptown over the weekend

In Uptown neighborhoods this weekend, two shootings, two carjackings and three robberies were reported to the New Orleans Police Department. Shooting: A man arrived in a local emergency room Sunday night (Dec. 18) with a gunshot wound. Police were notified just before 11 p.m.
By 2 a.m. on Monday, officers confirmed that a shooting occurred late Sunday at Felicity and Simon Bolivar Avenue. The victim, 33, told police he was standing at the corner waiting for a female friend to call when he was shot in the arm.

Police blotter: Traffic fatality, two shootings, two armed robberies

A fatal accident, two shootings and two armed robberies were reported in Uptown neighborhoods over the weekend, according to the New Orleans Police Department. A man was injured in a shooting Sunday night (Oct. 23) in Central City. The victim, 41, was at Philip and Willow streets just after 11 p.m. when a gunman opened fire. He sustained multiple gunshot wounds and was taken to the hospital by the Emergency Medical Service.

Hoffman Triangle sees two deadly shootings in one day

Two fatal shootings were reported in Hoffman Triangle neighborhood on Friday (Aug. 26). The first occurred mid-day in the 2800 block of South Johnson Street. At about 1:25 pm., officers responding to a call found a man lying on the sidewalk with multiple gunshot wounds. Emergency Medical Services arrived on the scene and pronounced him dead.

Police blotter: Two shootings and a stabbing reported Uptown on Sunday


Two men were shot and a blind man was stabbed in Uptown neighborhoods on Sunday (Aug. 22), the New Orleans Police Department reported. A 21-year-old man was injured Sunday evening in the 2600 block of Philip Street, between Robertson and Magnolia streets. The gunman drove up in car and opened fire, striking the victim. The gunman fled, and the man was taken to the hospital by the Emergency Medical Service.

Two shooting deaths reported in 8 hours in Uptown neighborhoods

A man was shot to death in Hoffman Triangle just before midnight on Thursday (July 14). The next morning, another man was killed by gunfire in the Leonidas neighborhood. Police found a man on the ground in the 2800 block of South Rocheblave Street at 11:58 p.m. on Thursday, the NOPD reported. He sustained multiple gunshot wounds, police said, and died at the scene. Near Claiborne and South Carrollton avenues the next morning, another man was found dead with a gunshot wound.

Mass shooting at Balcony Bar in Garden District blamed on ongoing violent rivalry

Six people were wounded late Friday (April 29) in a shootout at the Balcony Bar & Cafe on Magazine Street in the Garden District. Four women and two men sustained gunshot wounds to the lower body, the New Orleans Police Department said. The group was leaving the bar at about 10:15 p.m. when men in a dark-colored car spotted them and opened fire. The Emergency Medical Service took four female victims, ages 35, 34, 32 and 23, to the hospital. Two men, ages 23 and 25, arrived at an emergency room in a private vehicle, the NOPD reported.