New Orleans Police Department – Public Information Office
Uptown Shooting Leaves One Man Dead
(January 28, 2012) – Homicide Detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of a 25-year-old unidentified man. The Incident occurred shortly before 4pm in the 4100 block of Washington Avenue. The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification of family members.
“The victim was found outside of a red pickup truck. He’d been shot multiple times and died on the scene.”
Narcotics was found 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 Maggie Darling is in charge of the investigation.
The man was previously arrested for Possession of Marijuana 1st and 2nd Offense, Auto Theft, Possession of Stolen Property, Unauthorized Use of a Moveable, Suspended Driver’s License, Reckless Operation, Open Container, Misrep of Name, Disturbing the Peace, Lewd Conduct. He was currently on Probation from 05/2011 to 5/2014 for Unauthorized Use of a Moveable. He currently had an outstanding traffic warrant.
Citizens with information that can help solve these crimes 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 Frank B. Robertson,III
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