Man arrested following Central City shooting on Friday

Man arrested following Central City shooting on Friday

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A 22-year-old man has been arrested following a Friday night shooting in Central City.

Frederick Stalbert, 22, turned himself into police on Sunday. After questioning the suspect, detectives arrested Stalbert and booked him with aggravated battery by shooting.

Detectives say Stalbert shot a 28-year-old woman around 8 p.m. Friday near the intersection of South Liberty and St. Andrew streets. The victim is currently recovering.

Following an investigation, detectives say they learned that two unknown individuals, a man and a woman, were seen at the location. Officers say they were able to locate the woman who was questioned and released.

The investigation is ongoing and further arrests may be forthcoming, New Orleans police say.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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