KENNER, LA (WVUE) - A Kenner man called police at 3:31 p.m. Tuesday after he said a gunman carjacked him in front of his home in the 3700 block of West Louisiana State Drive.
A 15-year-old wearing an ankle monitor was eventually arrested in the incident, but two other suspects remain at large. The teen was booked with carjacking, flight from an officer, illegal possession of stolen things and no driver's license. He also had an outstanding warrant from New Orleans. One of the other carjackers is depicted in the photos above.
Kenner Police said they spotted the victim's stolen 2017 silver Ford Escape just minutes after the victim called police. An officer tried to stop vehicle, and that's when police said the 15-year-old driver led them on a chase that ended in the 3800 block of Grandlake Boulevard. Police said the teen struck a curb, abandoned the vehicle and ran toward the canal bank, where he was arrested.
Once the teen was in custody, Kenner Police officers realized he was wearing an ankle monitor.
The victim told police that when he arrived home a silver Toyota Camry, a black Dodge Caravan stopped on his street. He said a gunman got out of the Camry and demanded his vehicle. Police say the arrested 15-year-old jumped into the driver's seat.
Police believe the victim was followed home. The gunman in the case got away in the Camry, as did the driver in the black Dodge Caravan.
Surveillance cameras captured images of the gunman, the Camry and the Caravan.
The 15-year-old is being booked with carjacking, flight from an officer, illegal possession of stolen things and no driver's license. The boy also had an outstanding warrant from New Orleans. The other suspects remain at large, and one is depicted in the photos above.
Anyone with information about the carjacking is asked to call Kenner Police Detective Aaron Savoie at 504-712-2301 or Crimestoppers at 822-1111.