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NOPD Identifies Suspects Wanted in Seventh District Shooting Investigation

by Aaron E. Looney

November 27, 2021

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Assault/Battery, Seventh District

NOPD Identifies Suspects Wanted in Seventh District Shooting Investigation

The NOPD has obtained arrest warrants for Michael Jones (pictured at left, black male, DOB: 01-28-1994) and Earl Sylvester (pictured at right, black male, DOB: 11-13-1985) in the investigation of an aggravated battery by shooting on November 13, 2021 in the 4800 block of Werner Drive.

Through investigation, NOPD Seventh District detectives determined that at about 9:13 p.m., a shooting took place at the listed location. As the investigation developed, detectives developed and positively identified Jones and Sylvester as the perpetrators in this incident.

Both suspects are wanted on one count of aggravated second-degree battery, three counts of aggravated assault with a firearm and one count of aggravated criminal damage. In addition, Sylvester is wanted separately for an aggravated assault incident that occurred on the same day at the same location.

Anyone with additional information on these incidents or on the whereabouts of Jones and/or Sylvester is asked to contact NOPD Seventh District detectives at 504-658-6070 or call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.