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Jun 222017
 

Vincent Thomas (via NOPD)

Police have charged one man with second degree murder in connection to a Monday night homicide in the 1100 block of North Roman Street.

The NOPD’s Homicide Unit arrested Vincent Thomas, 27, on Tuesday.

Officers responded to shots fired in the area around 8:30 p.m. Monday. Once on scene, officers discovered a male victim inside of a vehicle with multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was pronounced dead on scene by EM, police said. Continue reading »

Jun 212017
 

Crime around the Mid-City Security District stayed on an even keel last month compared to the rest of 2017, though auto thefts and auto burglaries increased.

MCSD responded to 12 auto thefts last month and cleared two of those crimes, Palumbo said. One vehicle was left unlocked, two were left with left keys in the ignition and only one showed evidence of a forced entry. Continue reading »

Jun 202017
 

Police are searching for this man in relation to an armed robbery earlier this month (via NOPD).

The New Orleans Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying and locating a man wanted for armed robbery

The victim told police he was standing at the intersection of South Jeff Davis Parkway and Palmyra Street on June 9 at around 11:45 a.m. when he was approached by an unknown black male who asked for a dollar.

The victim said he gave the suspect a dollar and walked to the 3300 block of Palmyra Street to be near his coworker, police said. Continue reading »

Jun 202017
 

One man was found dead in his car with several gunshot wounds Monday night on the 11000 block of North Roman Street, police said.

New Orleans Police Department First District officers responded to shots fired in the area around 8:30 p.m. Monday. Once on scene, officers discovered a male victim inside of a vehicle with multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was pronounced dead on scene by EM, police said. Continue reading »

Jun 162017
 

The NOPD is investigating a triple shooting that left two men dead and one other injured last night.

The New Orleans Police Department is investigating two fatal shootings from last night, including the death of a 28-year-old man on North Johnson and Bienville streets

Around 11:33 p.m., First District officers responded to a call of a shooting at North Johnson and Bienville streets. When officers arrived they found a 28-year-old male victim with multiple gunshot wounds lying in the rear seat of a black Honda Civic. He was pronounced dead on the scene, police said. Continue reading »

Jun 132017
 

Two men were killed in an early June shooting on Pauger Street (Claire Byun).

By Claire Byun
cbyun@nolamessenger.com

After last week’s deadly shooting at an “unsafe” event space on Tulane Avenue, Mid-City residents are looking for alternative avenues to report unruly businesses or unsafe gatherings. Several city agencies are hoping to help with that kind of reporting.

The New Orleans Department of Safety and Permits, which oversees the safety, coding and permitting of businesses, wants residents to alert them to any unsafe facilities in their neighborhoods. Zach Smith, chief building official with the Department of Safety and Permits, told Mid-City Neighborhood Organization members that any building that seems to go against code should be reported. Continue reading »

Jun 092017
 

At about 12:38 a.m., First District officers responded to a call of shots fired in the area. Upon arrival, the officers were alerted to multiple victims suffering from gunshot wounds in the area – one victim on Tulane Avenue, one victim on Telemachus Street and two victims on Banks Street (via NOPD).

The New Orleans Police Department is searching for several suspects of interest related to Saturday’s Ulloa Street shooting that left three people dead.

NOPD Homicide detectives are looking to identify and speak with the subjects seen on surveillance video exiting and later entering a light-colored four-door SUV near the shooting. Continue reading »