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NOPD Seeking Suspect, Vehicle in Shooting on Elysian Fields Avenue

by Aaron E. Looney

July 2, 2018

Categories: Be on the Lookout, Videos

Topics: Assault/Battery, Third District

The NOPD is seeking to identify and locate a suspect believed to be responsible for an aggravated battery by shooting that occurred on July 1, 2018 in the 3400 block of Elysian Fields Avenue, as well as a vehicle used by the suspect in this incident.

At about 12:37 p.m., the victim was sitting at a bus stop in the area when an unknown black male wearing a peach hat and red and white strip shirt approached him. The subject then allegedly fired a gun at the victim. The victim was struck with bullet fragments in his lower back. The subject fled on foot and the victim was transported by EMS to an area hospital for treatment.

Surveillance video of the suspect and suspect vehicle in this incident can be viewed at and at

Anyone with information as to the identity or whereabouts of the pictured suspect or suspect vehicle is asked to contact Third District detectives at 504-658-6030 or call anonymously to CrimeStoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.