An unidentified man was shot multiple times to the body and a 20-year-old man was shot in the abdomen. The unidentified man died on the scene and the 20-year-old man is listed in critical condition at the hospital. The names of the victims are being withheld pending notification of family members. The incident occurred inside of an abandon apartment at approximately 9:30 pm at an apartment complex in the 3300 block of Garden Oaks Drive.
The lead Homicide Detective in this case is Timothy Bender.
Citizens with information that can help solve this crime are asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP. You could receive a cash reward of up to $2,500 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
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.
The New Orleans Police Department, under the leadership of Superintendent Ronal W. Serpas, is engaged in a complete transformation in its approach to ensuring that New Orleans is a safer place to live, work and visit. To learn more about the NOPD and our services, visit http://www.nola.gov/GOVERNMENT/NOPD
Officer Garry Flot