The NOPD is asking for the public's assistance in identifying a subject wanted in connection with an aggravated battery by shooting that occurred this evening (April 2, 2023) in the First District.
At around 7:27 p.m. a group was gathered in the 2400 block of St. Louis Street when an unknown black male (pictured) began shooting at the crowd. The subject was then seen fleeing towards Conti Street.
An adult female, and a 14-year-old girl were injured in the shooting. They were taken to a local hospital where they were last reported in stable condition.
Anyone with information about this subject is asked to contact First District detective Curtis Carkum at 504-658-6010 or Crimestoppers anonymously at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-7867.