Argument about cellphone charger ends in shooting _lowres

Milton Newman

New Orleans police are searching for a suspect who allegedly shot a man during an argument about a cellphone charger.

Police said that Milton Newman, 32, and the victim got into an argument about the electronic accessory about 4 a.m. Aug. 13 at a home in the 1200 block of Belleville Street in Algiers.

During the argument, police said, Newman threatened to get a gun and left the home. He returned a short time later and shot the 25-year-old victim, who was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries.

Newman’s last known address is in the 400 block of De Armas Street.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact 4th District Detective Jeff Wellborn at (504) 658-6045 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.