NOPD names suspect in Fontainebleau robbery, shooting

NOPD names suspect in Fontainebleau robbery, shooting

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - New Orleans police have named, and are searching for a suspect in an armed robbery and shooting last week in the Fontainebleau neighborhood.

Police are looking for Geno Oliver, 28, in connection with a robbery and shooting that took near the intersection of Fontainebleau and Versailles streets.

Around 10:30 p.m., the victim was walking on Fontainebleau Drive when the suspect, believed to be Oliver, approached her from behind and demanded her property.

The suspect and the victim then became involved in a fight and the suspect fired a shot at the victim. The bullet grazed the back of her neck.

He then grabbed the victim's property and fled the scene.

A subsequent investigation identified Oliver as the perpetrator.

Anyone with information on Oliver's whereabouts is urged to contact Detective Jerry Baldwin or any Second District detective at 658-6020.

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