The NOPD is asking for the public's assistance in locating a suspect wanted for illegally carrying a concealed firearm in the Third District.
On December 17, 2022, Imani Smith, (pictured, black male DOB:11-15-1996) was captured on surveillance video allegedly carrying and concealing a rifle while in the parking lot of a business in the 4900 block of Chef Menteur Highway.
Officers reportedly approached the suspect, but he then allegedly fled in a black Acura (pictured, no license plate).
A second suspect, an unknown white male, was observed in the passenger seat also reported to have been armed with a handgun.
Anyone with information about Smith, the unknown subject or this vehicle is asked to contact Third District detectives at (504) 658-6030 or Crimestoppers anonymously at (504) 822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-7867.
All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty.