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NOPD Arrests Suspect in Eighth District Shooting Investigation

by Aaron E. Looney

June 1, 2022

Categories: On Duty

Topics: Assault/Battery, Eighth District, Good Police Work

NOPD Arrests Suspect in Eighth District Shooting Investigation

On May 29, 2022, the NOPD arrested Frederick Boudreaux (pictured, black male, DOB: 12-17-1988) in the investigation of a shooting on May 22 in the 500 block of Royal Street.

At about 2:37 a.m. on May 29, an NOPD officer patrolling on Bourbon Street observed a subject and enacted a suspicious person stop. During the stop, a search resulted in the location of a firearm and amounts of narcotics including MDMA and marijuana.

Through further investigation, the subject – later identified as Frederick – was positively identified as the perpetrator of a shooting incident in the 500 block of Royal Street on May 22 which left one person injured by gunfire.

Boudreaux was arrested and booked into the Orleans Parish Justice Center for aggravated second-degree battery, felon in possession of a firearm, illegal carrying of a weapon and possession of the aforementioned narcotics with intent to distribute.

Anyone with additional information on this incident is asked to contact NOPD Eighth District detectives at 504-658-6080.