Monday, June 30, 2008


These back to back stories tell the tale of two sides of the river:

1)Man dies after West Bank tractor crash
A 66-year-old man has died from injuries sustained Friday when a truck collided with the tractor he was driving along busy Belle Chasse Highway, according to the Louisiana State Police. Richard Mitchell of Gonzales died Saturday
2)Man shot to death in Central City
New Orleans police are investigating a shooting death that occurred Sunday morning in the 3300 block of First Street. Sixth District officers responding to a call shortly after 11 a.m. found a man lying on the sidewalk suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, .

Broadmoor squeezes one in under the wire to make the Monday post:

The New Orleans Police Department is investigating the shooting death of a 52-year-old man in the 5000 block of South Prieur Street in Broadmoor Sunday evening. The shooting occurred about 5:30 p.m., and police found the victim inside a residence with gunshot wounds. He died at the scene.

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