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NOPD Arrests Suspect, Seeks Second in Third District Shooting

by Aaron E. Looney

February 26, 2021

Categories: Be on the Lookout, On Duty

Topics: Assault/Battery, Good Police Work, Third District

NOPD Arrests Suspect, Seeks Second in Third District Shooting

The NOPD has arrested Danisha Smith (pictured at left, female, DOB: 08-14-1998) and has obtained an arrest warrant for Kijuan Smith (pictured at right, male, DOB; 10-29-2001) in the investigation of an aggravated battery by shooting on February 25, 2021 at the intersection of Franklin and Dreux avenues.

At 5:20 p.m., NOPD Third District officers responded to a reported shooting at the location. Two victims were reportedly injured in the incident. During the course of the investigation the two listed subjects were developed and positively identified as the perpetrators of the shooting,

Smith was located today, arrested and booked into the Orleans Parish Justice Center for two counts of aggravated second degree-battery. Meanwhile, Smith is wanted on two counts of aggravated second-degree battery and illegal use of a firearm during a crime of violence.

Anyone with additional information on this incident or on the whereabouts of Kijuan Smith is asked to contact NOPD Third District detectives at 504-658-6030 or call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.