by Karen A Boudrie
August 12, 2023
Categories: Be on the Lookout
Topics: Good Police Work, Homicide, Seventh District
The NOPD has arrested a 22-year-old man in connection with a homicide that occurred August 10, 2023 in the Seventh District.
Anthony Wise, black male, DOB: 03-22-2001, has been charged with negligent homicide in the death of a 22-year-old black male.
According to investigators, the victim and the perpetrator were in a bedroom in a home in the 8000 block of Sheephead Street at around 9:19 p.m. While cleaning a firearm, the weapon accidentally went off striking the victim in the chest.
The victim was transported to a local hospital where he later expired.
On Friday August 11, 2023 investigators obtained an arrest warrant on negligent homicide charges for Wise and he was arrested the same day.
Anyone with additional information about this incident is asked to contact the Homicide Unit at (504) 658-5300 or Crimestoppers anonymously at (504) 822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-7867.
Have a question or correction? Please email NOPD’s Public Affairs Division at email@example.com.
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