Murder

Cops say bullets killed one victim and sent another to the hospital. "At about 9:53 p.m., NOPD First District officers responded to a call of a suspicious person in the area, which then became a call of shots fired. Upon arrival, officers discovered two victims - a female victim suffering from...
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New Orleans police shut down the I-10 at Bullard early this morning after a shooting left one man dead. "Around 1:03 a.m., Seventh District officers responded to an aggravated battery by shooting near the intersection of I-10 East and Bullard Avenue. Upon arrival, officers discovered the victim...
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Cops are looking for clues after gunfire left one man dead and two more wounded on the Westbank. "The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide that occurred tonight in the 6100 block of Ray St. at around 8:55 pm," Captain Jason Rivarde said in an email. "Deputies responded to a...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
April 26, 2019 - 6:24 am
Cops are looking for whoever opened fire overnight in Harvey, killing two people and leaving a third in the hospital. "Sheriff Joseph Lopinto reports that around 12:05 am today, April 26, 2019, the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a report of gunshots in the 4200 block of Lac...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
April 23, 2019 - 10:41 am
Cops want to talk to a man as they investigate a recent murder. "The NOPD is seeking to question and to obtain a DNA buccal swab from Demontre Smith (DOB: 04-19-1998), identified as a person of interest in the investigation of a homicide that occurred on March 28, 2019 in the 1500 block of Freret...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
April 19, 2019 - 6:36 am
Cops say gunfire left a child dead Thursday night. "The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office is currently investigating the shooting death of 13 year -old Robert Stevenson of Natalbany, LA," Spokeswoman Dawn Penepinto said in a news release. It happened around 9:40pm. "The sheriff's office was...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
April 08, 2019 - 9:34 pm
Cops say suspects shot a man and forced his car into a canal in New Orleans East. It happened just after 5:00pm. The victim and another person were driving near the intersection of Morrison and Bundy roads. "They were followed by individuals in an unknown vehicle," Public Information Officer Gary...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
April 08, 2019 - 6:52 pm
A judge in St. Tammany Parish today sentenced a man for the killing of his wife and her boyfriend. "Jason Matthew Magee, 39, of Pearl River, was sentenced Monday (April 8) to spend the rest of his life in prison for shooting his estranged wife and her boyfriend to death," Spokeswoman Lisa Frazier...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
March 12, 2019 - 6:15 am
A third child has died, bringing the total number of murder victims to four, in the hammer attack on the Westbank of Jefferson Parish. Cops say 33-year-old Terrance Leonard beat his girlfriend and the four children with a hammer in Terrytown last week. The woman and two of the children died on the...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
March 09, 2019 - 12:27 pm
Cops in Kenner say they have booked a woman for allegedly killing her baby. "After a lengthy investigation, Kenner mother arrested for death of her infant child," Lieutenant Michael Cunningham said in a news release. "Brandie Froeba... was arrested for Second Degree Murder related to the death of...
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