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UPDATE: NOPD sent this brief advisory to FOX 8 Thursday evening:
Romalis Williams and Ronell Martin have turned themselves in to our detectives at the Second District Police Station [around 6:15 Thursday evening]. They are in the process of being interviewed by our detectives. Please be advised Williams and Martin are not suspects at this time. Our detectives just needed to speak to them.
FOX 8 received this news release from NOPD Thursday afternoon:
New Orleans Police are asking for the public's assistance in locating 20-year-old Romalis Williams and 17-year-old Ronell Martin who may have crucial information about the shooting death of an 11-year-old girl, and the injuring of her 11-year-old cousin and a local man. The incident occurred on September 2nd in the 1300 block of General Ogden Street.
Homicide Detective Barret Morton is in charge of the investigation and can be reached at 658-5300.
If anyone has information regarding the location of Romalis Williams and Ronell Martin, please contact Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or the New Orleans Police Department's Homicide Division at 504-658-5300.
Any person who, after the commission of a felony, shall harbor, conceal, or aid the offender, knowing or having reasonable ground to believe that he has committed the felony, and with the intent that he may avoid or escape from arrest, trial, conviction, or punishment shall be charged with R.S. 14:25; Relative to Accessories After the Fact.
An accessory after the fact may be tried and punished, notwithstanding the fact that the principal felon may not have been arrested, tried, convicted, or amenable to justice.
Whoever becomes an accessory after the fact shall be fined not more than five hundred dollars, or imprisoned, with or without hard labor, for not more than five years, or both; provided that in no case shall his punishment be greater than one-half of the maximum provided by law for a principal offender.
Thursday night, NOPD released surveillance images of a vehicle believed to be the one used by the shooters in this case. It's a white
2013 Volkswagen CC Sport, reported stolen in New Orleans on August 25. The original plate is from Georgia, CAZ 3802, but police say the plate was likely switched after it was stolen.
Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:07 AM EDT2014-09-02 14:07:52 GMT
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