November 16, 2010
The New Orleans Police Department – Public Information Office
16 Year Old Arrested for Principal to Second Degree Murder
New Orleans, LA -This evening, members of the New Orleans Police Department have arrested a 16-year-old male and booked him with Principal to Second Degree Murder. The offense occurred August 11, 2010 at approximately 2:40 P.M., in the 2600 block ofD’Abadie Street.
According to investigators, First District officers responded to a call of a “male shot” and, upon their arrival, found three victims suffering from gunshot wounds. Two victims were treated for their injuries and the third died at the hospital.
As a result of the on-going investigation, Homicide Detective Desmond Pratt identified a 16-year-old juvenile involved in the incident and secured an Arrest Warrant.
Today, Eighth District Officers Jack Buzali and Alan Seaton were dispatched to investigate a possible stolen vehicle in the 800 block ofCanal Street. The officers arrived on the scene and learned the vehicle was reported stolen and arrested a juvenile that was entering it. The officers conducted a name check of the juvenile and learned he had an outstanding warrant for Principal to Second Degree Murder. The officers searched the vehicle and found a handgun. Detectives are in the process of determining the origin of the weapon.
The juvenile was transported to the Juvenile Division for processing.
Homicide Detective Desmond Pratt is in charge of the investigation. He may be reached at 658-5300.
Citizens with information that can help solve this crime are asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 822-1111, 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.
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