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NOPD Identifies Suspect Wanted in Homicide Investigation

by Aaron E. Looney

February 8, 2021

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Fifth District, Homicide

NOPD Identifies Suspect Wanted in Homicide Investigation

The NOPD has obtained an arrest warrant for Jamon Edwards (pictured, male, DOB: 04-21-1992) in the investigation of a homicide on January 20, 2021 in the 1600 block of France Street.

At about 9:54 a.m., NOPD Fifth District officers responded to a call of an aggravated battery by shooting at the location. Upon arrival, officers located a male victim inside of a residence having sustained a gunshot wound. The victim was declared deceased at the scene.

Through investigation, NOPD Homicide Unit detectives developed and positively identified Edwards as the perpetrator in this incident. Edwards is wanted on one count of second-degree murder.

Anyone with additional information on this incident or on the whereabouts of Jamon Edwards is asked to contact NOPD Homicide Unit Det. Aaron Harrelson at 504-658-5300 or call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.