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NOPD Seeking Suspect in Seventh District Shooting

by Aaron E. Looney

June 26, 2019

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Assault/Battery, Seventh District

NOPD Seeking Suspect in Seventh District Shooting

The NOPD is seeking to identify and locate the pictured individual, who is wanted in the investigation of an aggravated battery by shooting that occurred on June 22, 2019 in the 6000 block of Chef Menteur Highway.

Through investigation, NOPD Seventh District detectives learned that at approximately 11:35 a.m., the victim and the pictured subject had a verbal altercation. During the altercation, the victim reportedly struck the suspect to the face with a closed fist. The wanted subject then reportedly obtained a firearm that was in his waistband and fired several shots at the victim, striking the victim in the leg. The suspect then fled the scene on Old Gentilly Road.

Anyone with additional information on this incident or the pictured suspect is asked to contact NOPD Seventh District detectives at 504-658-6070, or to call anonymously to Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.