NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - New Orleans Police are searching for a man wanted for striking another man with a metal pipe. The incident occurred Saturday at 10:10 a.m. at the intersection of Downman and Dwyer Roads.
Police say that 51-year-old Gerald Smith and the victim were engaged in an argument when Smith grabbed a metal pipe and hit the victim multiple times in the head and face. The victim was brought to a local hospital to receive treatment for multiple lacerations and possible fractures.
Detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Smith for aggravated battery.
If you have any information that could help police with this case, you are asked to call NOPD Seventh District Detectives at 504-658-6070 or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.