Police blotter: Shootings, armed robberies, stabbings, carjackings throughout Uptown neighborhoods

Uptown neighborhoods saw their share of violence during the past week. In addition to a homicide in the Lower Garden District, at least three shootings, four armed robberies, four carjackings and two stabbings were reported in the Second and Sixth districts of the New Orleans Police Department. Armed robbery: At about 1:45 a.m. on Monday (Nov. 23), two men entered Danny’s Food Store at 2000 Earhart Boulevard, displayed a gun and demanded money from the register. The clerk handed over cash from the register, and the gunmen fled.

Man stabbed to death in the Lower Garden District

The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred Thursday (Nov. 19) in the Lower Garden District. At around 8:50 a.m., NOPD Sixth District officers responded to a call of aggravated battery by cutting in the 1800 block of Chippewa Street. Outside of a home in that block, they found a man and woman suffering from stab wounds, according to a police report issued Friday. The victims told the officers that another man was inside the house.

Woman arrested in domestic stabbing

A woman was arrested Sunday morning after an argument turned violent in the Hoffman Triangle area, the New Orleans Police Department reported. Police say Jaclyn Cotton, 43, was arguing with a 44-year-old man at about 2 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 12, in the 2500 block of Miro Street. During the fight, the police report said, she grabbed the man by the neck. When the man grabbed her by the neck to push her off, she pulled out a pocket knife and stabbed him in the shoulder and bicep, police said.

Police blotter: Armed purse snatching, stabbing, carjacking

An armed purse snatching, a stabbing during a domestic argument and an armed carjacking were reported to the New Orleans Police Department in Uptown neighborhoods over 24 hours on Monday and Tuesday. On Monday morning, a 66-year-old woman was robbed at gunpoint on Magazine Street in the Garden District. A woman armed with a gun forcefully removed a purse from the 66-year-old’s shoulder at about 7 a.m. in the 2800 block of Magazine, according to a police report. The purse snatcher then fled on foot. Aggravated battery
The stabbing took place Monday afternoon on Earhart Drive in Central City.

Suspect arrested in deadly stabbing outside Walmart on Tchoupitoulas

A man who walked into the Walmart on Tchoupitoulas Street on Tuesday evening and collapsed is a homicide victim, the New Orleans Police Department reported. The victim was stabbed outside the store in the 1900 block of Tchoupitoulas at about 8:15 on Tuesday, police said. Bleeding from the neck, he stumbled into the shopping cart area of the store and died. The victim, who has not been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene by Dr. Joseph Gannet. A suspect, Marcus Connelly, 36, was arrested and booked on one count of second-degree murder.

Police blotter: Robbery in Central City, stabbing in Milan neighborhood

A teenager was robbed Saturday night by a man and woman in Central City, the New Orleans Police Department reported. The victim, an 18-year-old male, was approached by the couple at about 9:30 p.m. in the 2700 block of Magnolia Street. The man assaulted the teen while the woman took his wallet. Stabbing in Milan neighborhood
A man was stabbed early Sunday during a fight in the Milan neighborhood, according to a police report. The 38-year-old was arguing with a woman at about 12:30 a.m. in the 1900 block of Delachaise.

Weekend of crimes in Uptown: Shooting, stabbing, carjacking, robberies, burglaries

During a violent weekend across Uptown neighborhoods, a shooting, robbery, burglary and carjacking were reported in the NOPD’s Sixth District. Attack and robbery in Irish Channel

An Irish Channel resident was struck from behind by three robbers while working in her yard Saturday afternoon, the New Orleans Police Department reported. The victim, a 42-year-old woman, was gardening outside her home in the 900 block of Eighth Street about 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21, when she was struck from behind. The blow caused her to fall and hit her head on a planter.

Woman arrested after stabbing incident

A woman was arrested Tuesday in the stabbing of another woman on Washington Avenue near South Claiborne, the New Orleans Police Department reported. Police say Edith Henderson, 56, came to the defense of friend who was arguing with another woman not long before noon on Tuesday in the 2900 block of Washington. Henderson is accused of stabbing the woman, 48, with a nail file or pen after intervening in the altercation. Further details were not immediately available. Anyone with information is urged to call the NOPD Second District station at 504-658-6020 to speak to a detective, or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 to leave an anonymous tip that could be eligible for a cash reward.