Teens jump man, rob him in St. Roch
Seven or eight teenagers jumped a man and robbed him of his computer late Sunday night in the St. Roch neighborhood, police said.
The victim was in the 1300 block of Music Street when the teens attacked him, police said. The teens took the victim’s bag, which held his laptop, and ran away on Urquhart Street.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Thaddeus Williams at (504) 658-6050 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.
Man found shot dead in Algiers on Monday
A 23-year-old man was shot to death early Monday morning in Algiers, New Orleans police said.
The shooting was reported about 6:45 a.m. on Shepard Court, a cul-de-sac near the foot of the Crescent City Connection.
Police arrived to find the man in a grassy area between a canal and an apartment complex on the street.
The victim’s identity was withheld pending notification of family.
Police did not immediately identify a suspect or motive.
Anyone with information is asked to call the NOPD’s Homicide Division at (504) 658-5300 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.
Central City shooting sends man to hospital
A man was shot Monday morning in Central City, New Orleans police said.
The shooting was reported a little after 11 a.m. in the 2300 block of Washington Avenue.
Police did not immediately provide the victim’s age or condition.
Police seek suspect in River Garden robbery
New Orleans police are searching for a man wanted in connection with a recent armed robbery in the River Garden area.
Police allege Everis “Nugget” Hilton, 16, whose last known address was in the 4200 block of South Carrollton Avenue, robbed a man June 11 in the 600 block of Third Street.
Police have arrested two other people in connection with the case: 17-year-old Raynell Whittaker, who is alleged to have helped rob the victim, and 21-year-old Tyrone Scott, who is alleged to have driven the getaway car.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Hilton is asked to contact Detective Drew Deacon at (504) 658-6122 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.