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NOPD Identifies Suspect in Fifth District Homicide

by Gary S. Scheets

February 23, 2018

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Fifth District, Homicide

NOPD Identifies Suspect in Fifth District Homicide

The NOPD is searching for a suspect in a Fifth District homicide.


An arrest warrant has been issued for Brad Smothers (B/M DOB: 3/16/1993) in connection with a fatal shooting that occurred in the 2300 block of Caffin Avenue on February 11, 2018.


On that night, a male victim, later identified as 33-year-old Aaron Anderson, was found lying in the street suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.


The victim was transported to University Medical Center where he died on February 15, 2018 as a result of his injuries.

Anyone with information regarding this incident or the whereabouts of Brad Smothers is asked to contact the NOPD Homicide Unit at 504-658-5300 or call Crimestoppers anonymously at 504-822-1111 or toll free at 1-877-903-7867.