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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

New Orleans Police Investigate Fatal Hollygrove Shooting

July 07, 2014

New Orleans Police are investigating the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old male.  The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification of family members.  The incident occurred at approximately 2:30 A.M. in the 2600 block of Monroe Street. 

Officers responded to a call of “shots fired” and upon arrival, officers located the victim lying in the rear yard of an abandoned house suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the body.   He was pronounced dead on the scene.      

Investigators are currently in the process of gathering evidence and information to identify the person(s) responsible in this incident, as well as a motive.  

Homicide Detective Clinton Givens is in charge of the investigation and can be reached at 658-5300. 

Citizens with information are asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.  You could receive a cash reward of up to $1,000 for the information leading to the arrest and indictment of the responsible person(s).  You do not have to give your name nor testify to receive the reward. Citizens can also submit an anonymous tip online to Crimestoppers at www.crimestoppersgno.org

Any person who, after the commission of a felony, shall harbor, conceal, or aid the offender, knowing or having reasonable ground to believe that he has committed the felony, and with the intent that he may avoid or escape from arrest, trial, conviction, or punishment shall be charged with R.S. 14:25; Relative to Accessories After the Fact.

An accessory after the fact may be tried and punished, notwithstanding the fact that the principal felon may not have been arrested, tried, convicted, or amenable to justice.

Whoever becomes an accessory after the fact shall be fined not more than five hundred dollars, or imprisoned, with or without hard labor, for not more than five years, or both; provided that in no case shall his punishment be greater than one-half of the maximum provided by law for a principal offender. 

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Officer Hilal Williams

 
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Last updated: 7/7/2014 2:32:14 PM

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