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NOPD Seeking Suspect, Vehicle Used in Third District Shooting

by Aaron E. Looney

May 18, 2021

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Assault/Battery, Third District

NOPD Seeking Suspect, Vehicle Used in Third District Shooting

The NOPD is seeking assistance in locating a vehicle and its driver in the ongoing investigation of a shooting that occurred on May 14, 2021 at the intersection of Elysian Fields Avenue and Abundance Street.

A black Kia Soul (stock photo of similar vehicles included) was determined to have been used by the perpetrator in this incident. The vehicle is further described as to have very dark tinted windows and a paper temporary license tag.

The perpetrator in this incident is described as an unknown black male with long dreadlocked hair and armed with a rifle.

Anyone with additional information on this incident is asked to contact NOPD Third District detectives at 504-658-6030 or call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.