Central City murder suspect surrenders

Central City murder suspect surrenders

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - The NOPD on Friday arrested a suspect in a May 2 murder in Central City.

Ronald "Slim" Greenup, 49, was arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of 36-year-old Elliot Veal. The shooting occurred in the 1900 block of Sixth Street.

At around 7:10 a.m., officers responded to a call of an unresponsive male in the middle of the street. When officers arrived, they found Veal with a gunshot wound the head. He was taken to the hospital, where he later died

During the course of the investigation, Detective Ryan Vaught was able to connect Greenup to the shooting with help from residents.

Greenup surrendered to Sixth District Officers at 1:30 p.m.and was booked into Central Lock-up with one count of second-degree murder.

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