NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - New Orleans police are searching for a suspect accused of killing a man in New Orleans East in 2014.
A warrant has been issued for 28-year-old Brian Ronald Thomas, who is wanted in connection with the murder of 26-year-old Floyd Batiste. The fatal shooting happened on May 27, 2014 in the 4500 block of Skyview Street.
Officers responding to a call of a "man down" found Batiste unresponsive on the sidewalk. He died at the scene.
During the course of the investigation, detectives say they were able to connect Thomas to the shooting. A warrant was obtained for his arrest.
One apprehended, Thomas will be booked with second degree murder.
Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.