|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
|VEHICLE SOUGHT IN SHOOTING|
|NEW ORLEANS – The NOPD is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a vehicle wanted in connection with the shooting of a 26-year-old male. The incident occurred on June 12, 2015, near the intersection of Orleans Avenue and North Hennessy Street.
Shortly before 5:00 p.m., the victim was walking on North Hennessy Street when the masked gunman approached and began firing striking the victim multiple times. The suspect subsequently fled the area in what appeared to be a 2015 Buick Regal.
The suspect was described as a black male wearing a green shirt with yellow writing and dark jeans.
A surveillance photo of the vehicle can be seen below.
Third District Detective Kristie Harper is in charge of the investigation and can be reached at 658-6030.
Citizens with information that can help solve this crime are asked to call Crimestoppers at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP. You could receive a cash reward of up to $2,500 for the information leading only to the arrest, except on homicides, where Crimestoppers will pay half of the reward upon the arrest and half on the indictment of the responsible person(s). You do not have to give your name nor testify to receive the reward but you must contact Crimestoppers directly with your information. Citizens can also submit an anonymous tip online to Crimestoppers at www.crimestoppersgno.org.
Officer Hilal Williams