|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
|NOPD ARRESTS SUSPECT FOR 2014 HAYNES BOULEVARD MURDER
NEW ORLEANS, LA. – Today, the NOPD Violent Offenders Warrant Squad (VOWS) and the U.S. Marshals Task Force arrested 19-year-old Tavis Leonard and charged him with the murder of 33-year-old Charles Meyers. The shooting occurred on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 in the 11000 block of Haynes Boulevard, around 9:45 a.m.
Meyers had been shot multiple times and died on the scene. During the course of the investigation, detectives learned a 24-year-old male sustained a graze wound to the head. He was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Leonard was booked into Central Lockup and charged with Second Degree Murder and Attempted Second Degree Murder.
Officer Frank B. Robertson, III