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New Orleans Police issue arrest warrant for 2014 cold case murder

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

New Orleans homicide detectives have issued an arrest warrant for the 2014 shooting death of a 35-year-old man. Police are searching for 39-year-old George Short who is wanted for the murder of Danny Nelson. The incident occurred on June 7, 2014 at the intersection of Washington Avenue and South Robertson Street. 

Police say that responding officers arrived on scene to find Nelson on the ground with a gunshot wound to the head. He was brought to the hospital in critical condition, but passed away two days later. 

Detectives were able to identify Short as the suspect and obtained an arrest warrant for murder on July 2, 2015. 

If you have any information that could help police with this case, you are asked to call NOPD Homicide Detective Debra Normand at 504-658-5300 or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.

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