The NOPD has arrested the suspect believed responsible for an aggravated battery by shooting that occurred in the Eighth District.
Eighth District detectives positively identified Christopher Doty (B/M DOB: 10/26/1964) as the perpetrator of a shooting that occurred in the 200 block of Bourbon Street around 12 p.m. (noon) on May 31, 2019.
Doty is accused of entering an establishment and engaging in a verbal altercation with the victim. During the argument, Doty pulled a firearm and shot the victim once in the abdomen.
The victim as transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Doty will be booked on the following charges:
- Aggravated second degree battery
- Felon in possession of a firearm
- Possession of firearm in alcohol beverage outlet