Monday, May 25, 2009


1) On Saturday, May 23, 2009, at approximately 9:58 p.m., the three victims were standing in the 2700 block of St. Andrew Street when someone began firing a weapon striking one of them in the leg, one in the stomach and the other in the hip. The victims provided few details and no perpetrator descriptions. Central City, Shooting

2) On 05/22/09 at approximately 4:39pm, Officers of the First District responded to gunshots in the 1500 block of Conti Street. The Officers observed the victim suffering from gunshot wounds to his upper torso. The victim later expired at University Hospital. Treme, Murder

3) On 5/23/09 at approximately 11:20pm, Officers responded to gunshots in the 1400 block of Conti Streets. The Officers observed the victim suffering from several gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to the University Hospital where he was listed in critical conditions. Treme, Shooting

4) On 05/23/09 at approximately 11:50pm, Officers of the First District responded to gunshots at S. Lopez and D’Hemecourt Streets. The Officers observed two subjects suffering from gunshot wounds, both
subjects were listed in good condition. Mid-City, Shooting

5) On Monday, May 25, 2009, at 1:58am, the victim, B/M, was near the intersection of Conti and Bourbon with two friends when he became involved in a verbal altercation with two unknown black males. The
suspects walked away, but returned shortly thereafter. The suspects both produced pistols and fired at the victim, striking him in the lower body. The suspects fled on Conti toward N Rampart, but were apprehended by police. French Quarter, Shooting

Note: It is likely 6 & 7 are the same incident or directly related, but since we take each from a different source, we list them separately. -1

6) Police are investigating a shooting Sunday evening that occurred on the tails of Super Sunday parades in Algiers. Algiers, Shooting

7) New Orleans police responded to reports of shots fired at the intersection of L.B. Landry Avenue and Ptolemy Street, and, upon arrival, found a man lying in the street suffering from a single gunshot wound to the head. The man, whose place of residence was not immediately available, was transported to the hospital and remained in critical condition Sunday night. Algiers, Shooting

Sunday, May 24, 2009


1) New Orleans police are investigating the shooting death of a 24-year-old local man who was found this morning lying in the street in the 1700 block of Mandeville Street in the St.Roch area. Shots fired at 11:20 a.m. St. Roch, Murder

2) Joseph Leban, 23, was shot in the 3300 block of Loyola Avenue around 5:30 p.m. Friday. He was taken to Interim LSU Public Hospital, where he died of multiple gunshot wounds around 10:40 p.m. Central City, Murder

3) A severely burned body was discovered hanging outside the driver's side door of a car Wednesday at about 9:40 p.m. at 3675 Paul St. in Algiers. Algiers, Murder

Friday, May 22, 2009



1 ) Alta Vista Productions, LLC. is in the New Orleans area filming the movie “Expendables”. On Tuesday, May 26, thru Friday, May 29, 2009, we will be filming under the I-10 overpass along N. Claiborne Ave. from Orleans Ave. to Esplanade Ave. With specific action at corner of Esplanade & N. Claiborne and corner of N. Claiborne & St. Philip. During actual filming there will be a car chase with crashes and simulated gun fire. The cross streets: (St. Ann, Dumaine, St. Philip,Ursulines, Gov. Nichols .)

Thursday, May 21, 2009

Coming and Going

A friend tells us he's worried this summer's going to be a rough one. It's already hot. Shit's already catching fire. People are splitting town or getting ready for hibernation. You know the drill, and thus, we'll be posting more frequently. For now, a couple of district yarns...

1) ON 05-20-09 at 1pm, victim #1 advised the front door to her home opened with 2 unk b/m subjects entering pointing a small black handgun at her. Subject #2 ran up the stairs as subject #1 held the gun to the victim's head and stated "IF YOU CALL ANYONE I WILL KILL YOU!" Subject #1 quickly came back downstairs and grabbed 2 sets of keys from a hook on the wall and both subjects fled when they heard a noise outside. Victim #2 stated as he arrived at home he observed the 2 subjects running from the house, he took pictures of the subjects then chased them to Corsica Pl where the 2 subjects fired several shots at him. Subjects then fled out of sight after jumping a fence. The East, Robbery and Confusion

2) On Wednesday, the 20th day of May, 2009, at or about 11:00 p.m. Victims were driving on the Jordan road overpass, approching Almonaster Blvd., when they began to hear gunshots. As the vicitms got onto Almonaster Blvd. A dark blue or black colored Pontiac Grand Prix or G-6 pulled along the drivers side of the vehicle the victims were driving in, at that time the front seat passenger, of the supect vehicle, an unknown black male began shooting an unknown type weapon at the drivers side of the vicitms vehicle. ONe victim , who was driving the vehicle was then struck in the hip and left arm. The suspect vehicle then fled in an unknown direction. The East, Shooting

Monday, May 18, 2009

Interrupted Frequencies

1) A student shot himself after shooting at a teacher and missing. The student shot at the teacher inside Larose-Cut Off Middle School on Monday, then went behind a stairwell and shot himself in the head. The student has been taken to a hospital. New Orleans vicinity (Larose), Attempted murder, attempted suicide

2) The man killed in a double shooting in the 7900 block of Forshey Street last night was Terry Maxwell, 29, of Marrero. He was shot multiple times about 10 p.m. and left to die in the front yard of a house. A second victim, male, 32, was found nearby. He was listed in serious condition. Hollygrove, Murder, Shooting

3) On 5/13/09, Officers of the First District responded to a call in the 700 block of N. Roman St. At that time, the Officers observed a black male unresponsive with stab wounds to the head. The victim expired at the location. Treme, Murder

4) On Sunday, May 17, 2009, at 4:40am, Eighth District units responded to call of a Shooting at the intersection of Canal and S Robertson. The subject stated that he had been shot by four unknown black males. Treme, Shooting

5) On 05/13/09 at about 12:10pm, Officers responded to an aggravated battery by shooting in the 2000 block of Murl. Upon arrival officers found the victim on a doorstep with multiple gunshot wounds. Algiers, Shooting

Sunday, May 17, 2009


1) A double shooting inside a bar in the 8500 block of Hickory Street [Sunday, 5/17/09] at the corner of Leonidas left a 26-year-old woman dead at Jack's Bus Stop. They found two victims in the bar area each suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Hollygrove, Murder

2) An unidentified man, apparently shot to death, was found inside a car at the corner of North Broad and Duels streets Saturday [5/16/09]. Police did not immediately have the victim's age. His identification was withheld. Gentilly, Murder

Friday, May 15, 2009

Shutup doo0ood

Comment on Take Away:

"and how many 20 year olds are killed every day in automobile accidents? Do some research. that's like blaming the car for the death.


We do blame the car, scholar, it is ye rabble who elect to endure the casualties of convenience. Bikes thrill, mostly, and other days the beach shall be enough...

1) A man found dead inside an Esplanade Ridge home Wednesday was the victim of a homicide. Wilbert Bonaparte, 51, had been dead 4 to 7 days when his landlord noticed a smell coming from a house in the 700 block of North Roman Street.
Esplanade Ridge, Murder

2) Kenner police found Eddie Coleman, 54, lying in the middle of the street about 9 p.m. Thursday suffering a gunshot wound to the stomach. Coleman's murder was the sixth homicide in Kenner this year. Kenner, Murder

3) On 05/12/2009 at approximately 9:34pm, the victim was sitting on the second flood balcony of her residence in the 1500 block of Bienville St when she heard the sound of gunshots, at which time she was struck in the arm. The victim was listed in stable condition. Iberville Projects, Shooting

4) On Wednesday, May 13, 2009, at about 10:20pm the victim was in the 2200 block of N.Villere. Wanted subject approached the victim armed with a handgun, stated “give me what you got”; the victim then fled. Subject then fired at the victim striking him. Listed in good condition. 7th Ward, Shooting

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

You Live Here

1) A 27-year-old Marrero man was killed after two armed men burst into his home and fired several shots into his head. Deputies responded to the incident at 429 Wilson Drive around 5:48 a.m.

2) On Mother's Day, New Orleans police said, relatives discovered the couple fatally shot in the Pontchartrain Park home where the Cassimeres raised nine children in the 5400 block of Seminary Place shortly before 8 a.m.

3) Around 11 p.m. Saturday, sheriff's deputies responded to reports of gunfire in the 1700 block of Mansfield Avenue in Marrero. There they found the body of Christina Allen, 21, who lived in that block, suffering from several gunshot wounds.

4) Around midnight Saturday, New Orleans Fire Department firefighters found a charred body in the rear of a burned vehicle after they had extinguished a fire in the 12000 block of Old Gentilly Road.

5) The mother of a 13-year-old boy who was shot to death Monday afternoon in eastern New Orleans said her son had been feuding for the past few months with his alleged 14-year-old killer over his resistance to joining a gang. Shaka-Daquan was headed to the store with friends, she said, when the 14-year-old, armed with a handgun, approached and opened fire, hitting Shaka-Daquan. His body was found in front of a home in the 4800 block of Flake Avenue.

6) On May 7, 2009, at approximately 9:17 p.m., there was a shooting at Louisiana Ave. and Loyola Street. Sixth District officers were in the area, heard the shots and quickly responded where they observed a subject running from the scene with a handgun. They gave chase but the subject made good his escape after discarding the gun. The officers recovered the weapon and located the victim who sustained a gunshot wound to the leg.

7) On Wednesday, May 6, 2009 at about 8:45pm the victim was at the
intersection of St. Roch and N. Prieur Sts. The wanted subject
produced a handgun and started firing at the victim. The victim fled
the scene.

8) On Thursday, May 7, 2009 at about 10:30am while in the 3300 block of
Marais, the victim and the arrested subject were involved in an
argument. The arrested subject armed himself with a handgun. The
arrested subject pointed the weapon at the victim and discharged it.
The subject was arrested by Fifth District Officers.\

9) On Saturday, May 9, 2009 at about 10:14am the victim was driving near
the intersection of Gordon and Burgundy St. At about this time the
wanted subject known to him approached the vehicle from the rear armed
with a shotgun. The wanted subject discharged the weapon at the rear
of the vehicle. Several of the pellets struck the victim in the
face. The wanted subject then fled the scene.

10) On Sunday, May 10, 2009 at about 7:47pm the victim was in the 170
block of Gallier St. The wanted subject exited a vehicle walked into a
residence in the block and retrieved a gun. The wanted subject yelled
out profanities and at this time began shooting in the direction of
the victim. The victim received several gunshots wounds and is listed
in critical condition.

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Take Away

Guns don't, people do, eh?

1) Two women arrested and booked with several charges in relation to fatal shooting Monday night by 4-year-old child playing with a gun. Adrian Kelly, 20, was shot to death Monday night in the 8000 block of Brevard. Kelly had tried to take a gun away from a 4-year-old boy who was playing with it. The gun discharged at some point and a bullet struck Kelly in the chest.
The East, Gun

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Must be a daisy of a hand

1) On 05/05/09, 8:42pm, Officers of the First District responded to gunshots in the 900 block of N. Tonti St. Upon arrival the officers observed the victim on the ground suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, which he later expired. Treme, Murder

2) New Orleans police shot and killed a suspect near the corner of South Liberty and Delachaise Streets today. Second District officers were following a stolen truck around 1 p.m. when it struck a hydrant. Two people left the vehicle, running. One male suspect pulled a gun, according to police. It is unclear whether the man fired his weapon. At least one officer fired, striking the man. A gun was recovered from the scene, near the suspect. Police are looking for the second suspect. Broadmoor, Police action

3) Elizabeth C. Averette, 45, was playing cards at 4700 block of Major Drive in eastern New Orleans on Monday afternoon. About 3:20 p.m., she pulled out a knife and cut the right side of the face of one of the players, a 44-year-old man, "for unknown reasons."
The East, them cards again

Sunday, May 3, 2009

Crazy 8

The following is reported to you regretfully. We know it's Jazzfest, playoff season, t-off time, and that the weather's been absolutely the last word. We know everyone roots for the N.O. harder than ever when we get a little love from the rest of the country. But then there's the eight people were shot to death this week (figure includes the greater New Orleans area, see Monday and Friday's posts as well). Plus there's the swine flu. Don't worry, though, you're statistically more likely to be shot to death.

1) Members of the New Orleans Police Department have arrested 25-year-old Roy Parker, wanted in connection with the fatal shooting of his estranged wife, a 23-year-old female and the shooting of a 25-year-old male. The offense occurred on May 2, 2009, shortly after 5:00 A.M., 800 block of Conti Street in the Erin Rose Irish Pub. Both were employees of the Royal Sonesta Hotel on Bourbon Street. French Quarter, Murder

2) A male who was shot to death around 9 a.m. Saturday in Metairie has been identified as Bryant Washington of Marrero. Washington, 18, was pronounced dead from multiple bullet wounds at the scene at 501 North Elm Street. Metairie, Murder

Thanks to the boys in blue for this one:

3) On Friday, 5/1/09, 8:39pm, 1600 Elysian Fields St. Officers observed the victim lying in the street suffering from what appeared to be gunshot wounds. The victim was pronounced dead on scene. Police have arrested two suspects. Manuel Melchoir had been in the store about 8:20 p.m. when he saw two men outside fighting. He said he called police but they did not come. Both men left, but the man who had wielded the machete returned with a gun. 7th Ward, Murder

4) On Wednesday, 4/29/09, 10:07pm, 1100 block of Louisa St. Upon arrival officers observed the victim lying in the street. EMS transported the victim to the hospital. The victim was then pronounced dead. St. Roch, Murder

Friday, May 1, 2009

May the 1st

1) A 14-year-old boy who was found shot in the head in Marrero Thursday [4/30/09] died this morning at a local hospital. Marcus Davis was found in the 2000 block of Tuskegee Drive shortly after 5 p.m. He had apparently been shot with an assault rifle. An AK-47 shell casing was found at the scene. Marrero, Murder

2) A 26-year-old New Orleans man who had been shot in the chest was found lying on the sidewalk on Louisiana Ave. at 11 pm Tuesday night. The unidentified victim was pronounced dead on the scene in the 2800 block.
Central City, Murder

3) Saturday, 4/25/09, 4:19 p.m., the two victims were driving in the 3400 block of Earhart Blvd. when a blue Honda SUV drove up and a subject in the vehicle know as “Heavy” began firing a handgun at them. One victim was grazed in the head and left leg and the other was struck in the back. “Heavy” was described as heavy set.
Central City/CBD area, Shooting

4) Injured males told hospital workers they were shot in the 300 block of North Olympia Street.
Mid-City, Shooting

5) Thursday, 4/30/09, 8:25 P.M., Victim # 1 had just exited a vehicle in the 300 block of S. Olympia Street when he was shot multiple times in the torso. The perpetrator(s) then fired at the second victim, striking him. Victim # 1 was transported from the scene to the hospital by E.M.S.; Victim # 2 drove himself to the hospital.
Mid-City, Shooting