Police: Man shot in argument over phone charger; suspect named

Milton Newman (Source: NOPD)
Milton Newman (Source: NOPD)

Police say that a man was shot multiple times following an argument over a cell phone charger. Police have now named a suspect in the shooting.

New Orleans police are searching for Milton Newman, 32, following the shooting on April 13.

Police say Newman shot a 25-year-old victim around 4 a.m. in the 1200 block of Belleville Street. The victim was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries.

Officers say shooting began as an argument over a cell phone charger. Newman left the residence to get his gun, returning a short time later and shooting the victim multiple times, police say.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Newman is asked to contact Fourth District Detectives at (504) 658-6045 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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