The NOPD has arrested a subject accused in a Third District shooting.
On Monday, December 28, 2020 Third District officers responded to aggravated by shooting in the 1800 block of Rapides Drive. Upon arrival officers found the victim with a gunshot wound to the arm.
Through the course of the investigation, officers developed Waren Anderson (DOB: 3/24/1996) as the subject accused in the shooting.
Officers conducted a search of Anderson’s residence where he was apprehended. During the search, officers located a Taurus .45mm handgun, believed to be the weapon used in the shooting. An AK-47 and 14 grams of marijuana were also discovered in Anderson’s residence.
Anderson faces the following charges:
- Aggravated battery by shooting
- Possession with intent to distribute a controlled dangerous substance: Schedule 1 narcotic, marijuana over 14 grams
- Illegal possession of a firearm while in possession of over 14 grams of narcotics
Anyone with additional information on this incident is asked to contact Third District Detective Christopher Barbé at 504-658-5493 or call Crimestoppers anonymously at 504-822-1111 and toll-free at 1-877-903-7867.