Suspect sought in deadly New Orleans East shooting

Suspect sought in deadly New Orleans East shooting

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Police say 19-year-old Tavis Leonard is wanted for a deadly shooting on March 26.

New Orleans police say that Leonard is a suspect in the shooting death of 32-year-old Charles Meters. The shooting happened around 9 a.m. March 26 in the 11000 block of Hayne Boulevard.

Officers say Meters was shot multiple times and collapsed in the middle of the street. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detectives say that Leonard was later developed as a suspect.

Leonard is wanted for first degree murder. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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