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NOPD Seeks Persons of Interest in Connection with Illegally Discharging a Firearm on the Interstate

by Officer Reese Harper

October 19, 2022

Categories: Be on the Lookout, Videos

Topics: Sixth District

Members of the New Orleans Police Department are requesting the public’s assistance in locating 21-year-old India Fazande and 20-year-old Erica Settles as persons of interest in connection with illegally discharging a firearm from a motor vehicle on the interstate. The offense occurred on October 16, 2022, on U. S. Highway 90 at the Loyola Street Exit.

According to investigators, officers were alerted to a video posted on social media that depicted two women illegally discharging multiple rounds from the passenger side of a vehicle in motion while on the interstate.

Video of this incident can be viewed in the above player.

Throughout the course of the investigation Erica Settles and India Fazande have been developed as persons of interest in this investigation. Both women should be considered armed and dangerous.

India Fazande (pictured in the single photo on the left)

Erica Nettles (pictured in the single photo to the right)

This reckless act placed motorists traveling on the interstate and the community in imminent danger of being seriously injured or killed.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the NOPD at (504) 821-2222 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111 or toll free at 1-877-903-7867.