PERSON OF INTEREST SOUGHT IN BOURBON STREET MURDER

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
03/24/2015
PERSON OF INTEREST SOUGHT IN BOURBON STREET MURDER

NEW ORLEANS, LA. – The NOPD is requesting for the public’s assistance in locating and identifying an unknown male who may have critical information regarding the murder of 20-year-old Bruce Tims. The incident occurred on Saturday, March 21, 2015, at the intersection of Bourbon and Conti Street.

Shortly after 5:00 a.m., officers responded to shots fired and upon arrival, Tims and a 28-year-old man were located suffering from gunshot wounds. Both victims were transported to the hospital where Tims later died. The second victim is recovering from his injuries.

See survelliance still photograph below of the person of interest wearing a baseball cap.

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Homicide Detective Rayell Johnson is in charge of the investigation and can be reached at 504-658-5400.

Crimestoppers is offering up to a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and indictment of the person(s) responsible. Citizens with information regarding this crime are asked to call Crimestoppers at 822-1111 or toll free at 1-877-903-STOP (7867). Callers do not have to leave their name nor testify in court to receive the reward. Citizens can also submit an anonymous tip online to Crimestoppers at www.crimestoppersgno.org.

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Officer Frank B. Robertson, III

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