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Wanted Suspect Identified in NOPD Homicide Investigation

by Aaron E. Looney

January 7, 2022

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: First District, Homicide

Wanted Suspect Identified in NOPD Homicide Investigation

The NOPD has obtained an arrest warrant for John Duncan (pictured, black male, DOB: 07-13-1989) in the ongoing investigation of a homicide on December 17, 2021 at the intersection of North Broad and Dumaine streets.

At around 4:31 p.m., NOPD First District officers responded to a call of aggravated battery by shooting at the location.  Upon arrival, officers found an adult male having sustained a gunshot wound(s). He was transported to the hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.

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

Anyone with additional information on this incident or on the whereabouts of John Duncan is urged to contact NOPD Homicide Det. Lucretia Gantner at 504-658-5300 or call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.