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NOPD Identifies Suspect Wanted in Eighth District Shooting

by Aaron E. Looney

May 4, 2021

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Assault/Battery, Eighth District

NOPD Identifies Suspect Wanted in Eighth District Shooting

The NOPD has obtained an arrest warrant for Darran Boykins (pictured, black male, DOB: 11-13-1994) in the investigation of an aggravated battery by shooting on April 25, 2021 in the 300 block of Bourbon Street that injured five people.

Through investigation, NOPD Eighth District detectives positively identified Boykins as a perpetrator in this incident. He is wanted on five counts of aggravated battery.

Anyone with additional information on this ongoing investigation or on Darran Boykins’ whereabouts is asked to contact NOPD Eighth District detectives at 504-658-6080 or call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.