Clark High officials find gunshot victim on campus, and other area police news _lowres

New Orleans police are trying to identify this woman wanted in connection with a recent stabbing in the French Quarter.

Clark High officials find victim on campus

Officials at a Tremé school called paramedics to treat a gunshot victim found on the campus Tuesday.

The 22-year-old man was shot in the leg about 11:45 a.m. near the 1300 block of North Derbigny Street, close to Joseph S. Clark Preparatory School, said Officer Frank Robertson, a Police Department spokesman.

The shooting did not happen on school grounds, he said.

After the shooting, school officials began to lock down the campus, said Dominique Harris, a spokeswoman for FirstLine Schools, which operates Clark.

The victim was able to get onto the school grounds through a back gate moments before the lockdown, Harris said.

School officials saw the man and took him to an area where paramedics treated him, Harris said.

Armed men rob two women on Bourbon St.

Two women were robbed at gunpoint in the 1200 block of Bourbon Street on Monday night, according to New Orleans police.

About 11:20 p.m., two men walked up behind the 26- and 27-year-old victims and stole their purses, then ran away toward Esplanade Avenue.

The NOPD described one robber as a black man, 5-foot-8 to 5-foot-9 with a thin build. He wore a dark black- or blue-hooded sweatshirt with blue jeans.

The second man was black, 5-foot-8 to 5-foot-9 tall with a medium build. He possibly wore a sports jersey.

Police seek woman in double stabbing

Police on Tuesday released a surveillance image of a woman suspected of cutting or stabbing two men while walking past them Sunday in the French Quarter.

The 62- and 28-year-old victims were wounded about 8:45 p.m. in the 900 block of Decatur Street.

Police said the woman poked random pedestrians and appeared to be mumbling to herself as she walked down the street.

Police described the woman as white, about 5-foot-6, in her 30s with a thin build and brunette hair. She wore an oversized camouflage jacket.

Anyone with information on her identity is asked to contact 8th District detectives at (504) 658-6080.

Items missing after man picks up women

A man who picked up two women in the French Quarter and brought them to his hotel room later found some of his belongings missing.

The 29-year-old victim met the unknown women about 1 a.m. Tuesday in the 400 block of Bourbon Street, and the three decided to go to the victim’s hotel room in the 200 block of Poydras Street, police said.

The victim went to the bathroom and came out to find one of the women had left, police said. He then told the other woman she had to leave.

Once the second woman was gone, the victim noticed his wallet and cellphone were missing.

The first woman is described as black, about 5-foot-4 with a medium build and long black hair. She wore a burgundy jacket.

The other woman, known as Ashley, is described as white, about 5-foot-4 with a medium build and with long brown and blonde hair. She wore pink pants and is known to stand outside the Last Call bar at 806 Conti St., police said.

Anyone with information on either woman’s identity is asked to contact 8th District detectives at (504) 658-6080.

Pearl River crash victim ID’d as Miss. woman

The St. Tammany Parish Coroner’s Office has identified a woman killed Sunday in an accident in Pearl River.

Tonya Sanchez, 23, who investigators believe was from Gulfport, Mississippi, died in the single-vehicle accident on Interstate 59, the Coroner’s Office said.

Pearl River police are in charge of the accident investigation.

Police seek woman in candy store robbery

Police are searching for a woman who robbed a French Quarter candy store Sunday.

The woman walked into Laura’s Candies, 535 Decatur St., and handed the cashier a note saying she would be shot if she did not hand over the money in the register. The cashier complied, and the woman ran away.

Police described the woman as black, in her late 30s or early 40s with a lazy eye. She wore a gray, black and white knit cap, a gray coat with blue jeans and a light blue backpack.

Anyone with information on her identity is asked to contact Detective Thomas Perez at (504) 658-6080.

Woman found dazed after home burglarized

New Orleans police officers responding Monday morning to a report of a burglary found the victim in an apparent daze and with several of her belongings missing.

The burglary was reported about 9 a.m. in the 800 block of St. Mary Street.

Police said the 66-year-old victim was incoherent and her purse and keys were gone.

Body of man, 69, found inside apartment

Police called to an Esplanade Avenue address Monday afternoon found a man dead inside the apartment.

Maintenance workers noticed uncollected newspapers in front of the 69-year-old man’s unit in the 500 block.

The manager went inside the apartment about 1 p.m. and found the man dead. A cause of death has not been determined.

Woman, 41, stabbed in argument with girlfriend

A woman stabbed her girlfriend Monday afternoon during an argument, police said.

The 41-year-old victim was stabbed about 3 p.m. near Erato and Magnolia streets.

Police said she was struck several times; they did not provide information on her condition.

22 citations issued after fatal hit-and-run

Two days after a toddler was struck and killed on North Claiborne Avenue, police issued 22 citations Tuesday for various traffic violations, including speeding, along that stretch of the road.

Following the hit-and-run death of 2-year-old Christian Glover in the 3100 block of North Claiborne, relatives and neighbors said many drivers speed down the street and complained that police do not enforce traffic laws.

NOPD spokesman Tyler Gamble said a breakdown of the citations would not be available until Wednesday.