New Orleans Police are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a vehicle used in a shooting that critically injured a 20-year-old man in the 3200 block of Louisiana Avenue Parkway.
On November 27, 2013, shortly after 10:00 A.M., the victim was walking when he observed a white van pass him and park. The driver of the van, described as having a dark complexion, then exited the van’s driver side door and began to shoot at the victim, striking him numerous times. The gunman then reentered the driver’s side of the van and drove off. The attached pictures of the suspect’s van were captured from surveillance video in the area.
Second District Detective Michael DiMarco is in charge of the investigation.
Citizens with information that can help solve this crime are asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP(7867). You could receive a cash reward of up to $2,500 for 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 .
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. The police force is committed to transparency, accountability, collaboration and integrity. To learn more about the NOPD and our services, visit http://nola.gov/nopd.
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.
Officer Hilal Williams