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NOPD Identifies Person of Interest in Fifth DistrictHomicide

by Officer Juan D Barnes Sr

August 30, 2019

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Fifth District, Homicide

NOPD Identifies Person of Interest in Fifth DistrictHomicide

NOPD officers are seeking assistance from the public in locating Julita Thomas (DOB: 01/01/1972), who is believed to have information regarding a Fifth District homicide.

The homicide occurred on August 12, 2019 around 2:45 a.m. Fifth District officers responded to reports of a shooting in a parking lot, located in the 3100 block of St. Claude Avenue. Upon arrival, officers discovered an adult male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced dead on scene by EMS. 

Thomas is not wanted in this incident. However, investigators would like to interview her for more information.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Julita Thomas is asked to contact homicide detectives at 504-658-5300. Citizens with information that can help solve crimes are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.


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