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Suspect Wanted for Attempted Murder on Chef Menteur Highway

by Dawne Massey

January 27, 2017

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Homicide, Seventh District

Suspect Wanted for Attempted Murder on Chef Menteur Highway

NOPD is looking for Joseph Faciane (DOB: 10/20/87) for attempted murder.


The victim reported that on January 26, 2017, at approximately 8:18 a.m., Faciane called her son and stated he would kill him and his mother. At approximately 8:51 a.m., Faciane reportedly opened fire on the victim while she was seated in her vehicle at a gas station in the 5800 block of Chef Menteur Highway. She sustained a gunshot wound to her arm.


Faciane is wanted for attempted second degree murder and illegal discharge of a firearm during a violent crime.


If you have information about Joseph Faciane’s whereabouts please contact any Seventh District detective at 504-658-6070. Citizens with information that can help solve crimes are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.