NOPD searching for second suspect in Canal Street shooting

NOPD searching for second suspect in Canal Street shooting
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Derrion Robinson, the unknown male suspect or the person of interest, or with additional information on this incident is asked to contact Eighth District detectives at 504-658-6080 or call anonymously to Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -The New Orleans Police Department is searching for a second suspect in connection with a shooting on Canal Street.

NOPD has obtained an arrest warrant for Derrion Robinson and identified her as a second suspect in a shooting incident that occurred in the 600 block of Canal Street on September 23, 2018.

Detectives determined that at about 4:37 p.m., Robinson and several other unknown subjects were involved in a verbal and/or physical altercation. During the altercation, Robinson allegedly directed another suspect involved in the altercation to shoot, as the suspect produced a handgun and allegedly fired one shot in the direction of a fleeing subject.

According to the report, when located Robinson will be arrested on one count of aggravated battery by shooting.

An unknown black male seen on video allegedly firing a handgun at a fleeing subject in this incident. Additionally, detectives continue to seek a person of interest for questioning in this incident.
An unknown black male seen on video allegedly firing a handgun at a fleeing subject in this incident. Additionally, detectives continue to seek a person of interest for questioning in this incident. (NOPD)

Additionally, detectives continue to seek a person of interest for questioning in this incident.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Derrion Robinson, the unknown male suspect or the person of interest, or with additional information on this incident is asked to contact Eighth District detectives at 504-658-6080 or call anonymously to Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.

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