NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - New Orleans police issued an arrest warrant for Charles Dowell, 30, in connection the Saturday attempted second-degree murder of a male acquaintance in Central City.
Police said the victim told them he and Dowell were involved in a verbal altercation that quickly turned violent near the intersection of Josephine and Danneel Street. That's when the victim said Dowell produced a pistol and shot him once in the leg. Afterward, Dowell ran from the area in a blue Chevy Cruise with an unknown license plate number.
Once apprehended, Dowell will be booked accordingly. The victim is currently recovering from his injuries.
Anyone with information is asked to call Sixth District detectives at (504) 658-6060 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.