Central City

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Thomas Perumean
October 28, 2019 - 9:22 am
A violent Sunday in New Orleans as a total of five people were shot last night, one in the Second District, three in the Central City and another in Desire. Around 5:45pm Sunday evening a man was shot in the leg. The victim was at an unknown location in Second District when he heard five shots...
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Don Ames
September 15, 2019 - 11:20 am
According to information released by the NOPD, armed robbers pilfered a pizza from a delivery driver early Sunday morning, Just after midnight, according to initial reports filed with the New Orleans Police Department, the driver was delivering a pizza to the 1000 block of Oretha Castle Haley...
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Don Ames
July 27, 2019 - 9:46 am
The NOPD is investigating Saturday morning murders in St. Claude and Central City. A shooting that occurred in the 1200 block of Louisa Street left an adult male dead. About 1:15 a.m., Fifth District officers responded to a call of an aggravated battery by shooting in the area. The victim was...
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Don Ames
June 30, 2019 - 8:27 am
The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a shooting in the French Quarter that has left one man injured early Sunday morning. The shooting took place in the 900 block of St. Louis Street about 4:15 a.m. The victim suffered at least one gunshot wound and was taken to nearby hospital by...
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Don Ames
March 28, 2019 - 7:30 pm
The NOPD says a man shot in Central City drove to the Garden District where police found him dead. Police say the unidentified victim was wounded in a shooting at the intersection of Martin Luther King Boulevard and Freret Street. He then, apparently got intp a car and was driven to the...
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Don Ames
March 21, 2019 - 9:38 pm
A man who authorities describe as a serial rapist, charged with five attacks in New Orleans and three in Kansas City, Missouri, has been indicted. 35-year-old Daniel Meridy has been charged with five counts of aggravated/first-degree rape and five counts of aggravated kidnapping. Each of the 10...
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January 24, 2019 - 9:11 pm
New Orleans Police Officers are investigating two separate Thursday night homicides. The NOPD said officers were on the scene of fatal shootings in the Lower 9th Ward and Central City. The first shooting was reported around 7 p.m. Officers responding to reports of shots fired in the area found an...
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Newell Normand
July 30, 2018 - 6:34 pm
A mass shooting on South Claiborne over the weekend leaves three people dead and another seven people injured. This is unacceptable. My basic question - where's the outcry and outrage? Does it require other ingredients for people to get up in arms about this violence? This should be a call for...
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Don Ames
June 10, 2018 - 10:36 am
The NOPD is investigating a Saturday night double shooting in Central City. It happened after 10 p.m. at the intersection of Felicity Street and Claiborne Avenue. According to an NOPD release, a 17-year-old male was riding his bicycle in the area when he heard gunfire and realized he'd been shot. A...
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