Quadruple shooting leaves two dead in N.O.
Two men were killed and a man and a woman were wounded in an early-morning shooting spree Tuesday in a parking lot at 6725 Tara Lane.
The quadruple shooting took place about 1:30 a.m.
Coroner Jeffrey Rouse identified the dead men as Darnell Cheneau, 26, and Terrance Williams, 16.
The surviving victims — a 30-year-old man and a 31-year-old woman — arrived at the hospital via a private vehicle, said Officer Hilal Williams, a Police Department spokeswoman. They both had been shot in the leg and were listed in guarded condition.
Both deceased victims were lying on the ground when officers arrived.
Homicide Detective Barret Morton is leading the investigation and can be reached at (504) 658-5300. Or send information to Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111 or www.crimestoppersgno.org.
Grand Isle drowning victim identified
A teenager who apparently drowned while swimming at Grand Isle State Park was identified as 16-year-old Travon William Robertson.
Robertson was preparing for his sophomore year at Ponchatoula High School, where he played football as a freshman.
His body was found Monday afternoon. Authorities said he was last seen Sunday swimming from the rock jetty to the first piling at Grand Isle State Park.
Robertson’s mother said the teen was swimming with friends near the rocks when he was pulled beneath the waves by the undertow.
The Coast Guard and other agencies began a search Sunday, but the boy’s body washed up near the beach where he drowned early Monday afternoon.
Victims of double murder identified
Coroner Jeffrey Rouse on Tuesday identified two men who were found shot to death Monday morning inside a vehicle in the 4800 block of Bright Drive in New Orleans East.
Rouse identified them as Kendred Bishop, 18, and Kendrick Bishop, 22.
Woman raped near City Park on Tuesday morning
An aggravated rape took place about 4:30 a.m. Tuesday near City Park, according to a New Orleans Police Department release.
A 37-year-old woman was sexually assaulted in a grassy area near Wisner Boulevard and Filmore Avenue.
Man, 23, stabbed in French Quarter
A 23-year-old man who tried to intervene in a friend’s fight with an unknown person wound up getting stabbed, New Orleans police said.
Police said the incident occurred in the 500 block of St. Ann Street about 11:30 p.m. Monday.