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NOPD Seeking Suspect in First District Attempted Murder Investigation

by Aaron E. Looney

August 23, 2022

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Assault/Battery, First District

NOPD Seeking Suspect in First District Attempted Murder Investigation

The NOPD is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect in the investigation of an attempted murder incident on August 21, 2022, at the intersection of North Rampart and Bienville streets.

At about 5:37 p.m., the pictured unknown black male suspect was walking with the victim when the suspect allegedly shot the victim to the head before fleeing the scene. The victim was left paralyzed on one side of their body from the injury.

The suspect is described as a black male with medium-length dreadlocked hair and facial hair, last seen wearing gray and white Nike tennis shoes. At the time of the shooting, he was seen wearing the pictured clothing. However, after the shooting, he was seen having changed into the black t-shirt he is seen holding. The subject is known to frequent areas in the First and Eighth districts.

Anyone with additional information on this incident is asked to contact NOPD First District detectives at 504-658-6010 or call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.