Report: NOPD finds suspected getaway car in 9-year-old's murder

Chris Miller
July 14, 2020 - 2:37 pm

New Orleans Police may have found a white Jeep that was involved in Monday afternoon's 7th Ward triple-shooting that killed a 9-year-old boy and injured two teenagers, the Times-Picayune | New Orleans Advocate reports.

According to a law enforcement source cited by the publication, officers found the vehicle parked at an apartment complex in Algiers.

Police believe the white Jeep Wrangler was the getaway vehicle in the triple-shooting that killed 9-year-old Devonta Bryant in the 2100 block of Pauger Street in the 7th Ward. Bryant would have turned ten on July 31.

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A teenage girl was shot in the stomach, and a teenage boy was struck in the leg.

Police say anyone who has information should call Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111 or toll free at (877) 903-7867 (STOP). Callers to Crimestoppers do not have to leave their names and may be eligible for a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest and indictment.


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