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NOPD Arrests Subject in Third District Shooting

by Gary S. Scheets

December 29, 2020

Categories: On Duty

Topics: Good Police Work, Third District

NOPD Arrests Subject in Third District Shooting

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.