Eloquence, thy name is tattoo identification
New Orleans police early Sunday discovered the body of an unidentified tattooed woman who had been shot to death in eastern New Orleans.
She appears to have been between 20 and 30 years old, police said. She has two upper gold teeth and several tattoos, including "New Orleans Gangsta B -- -- " on her chest, "A'Lura" on her left arm, "Bruce" on her right arm, an image of a dragon on her right ankle and the words "Ms Shana," according to police.
While NOMB rediscovered the joys of the city on a bike at night, the city continued to discover the joys of exacting vicious retribution on its citizens. We at NOMB liken the latest round of killings to the runner who does the first two miles in 9:00 and then kicks it up, sprinting that last mile, and making it in 7:45. With only two months left till the end of the year, NO is making that mad push to better its numbers and solidify itself as Murder Capital USA.
1)Officers found a young man slumped on a street corner at Star and Wales streets, police said.
The victim, whose identity has not been released, had been shot several times. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
2)Jason Anderson, 27, was shot outside his home in the 8700 block of Gervais Street, on a patch of grass beside a driveway. "When he got outside, someone opened fire at him," said Sherry Nugent, a family friend who spoke on behalf of his relatives.
3)Hipster artists and green enthusiasts beware the next time you try to find some "good old wood to do a painting on," or "some old doors for this triptych street art thing," you've been thinking of.
Archie Solet, 32, of Dulac, died from gunshot wounds,at the busy intersection of St. Roch Avenue and North Robertson Street. The shooting apparently took place near a Dumpster filled with refuse, near a shuttered, blighted house.