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NOPD Arrests Suspect in Seventh District Shooting

by Aaron E. Looney

November 26, 2019

Categories: On Duty

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

NOPD Arrests Suspect in Seventh District Shooting

The NOPD has arrested Romalis Hester (pictured, DOB: 04-21-1994) in the investigation of a shooting that occurred on November 10, 2019 in the 14600 block of Saigon Drive.

During the course of investigation, NOPD Seventh District detectives positively identified Hester as the perpetrator and obtained a warrant for his arrest.

Hester was located, arrested and booked into the Orleans Parish Justice Center for attempted second degree murder and illegal discharge of a firearm during a violent crime.

Anyone with additional information on this incident 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 (7867).