NOPD searching for suspect in an attempted murder

NOPD searching for suspect in an attempted murder

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - New Orleans police are looking for a woman wanted for an attempted murder in New Orleans East.

Police say a fight broke out between two women April 2 in the 5800 block of Read Boulevard.

The victim reported that she and Cherrie Mitchell, 40, were involved in an argument around 10:30 p.m. that night. When the victim tried to leave, she told police Mitchell shot her once in the back of the neck and left the scene.

Police say Mitchell drives a dark green or black late 1990s model Nissan Maxima. She has cut her hair very short in an attempt to conceal her identity.

Anyone with information about this incident or the location of Cherrie Mitchell is asked to contact Seventh District detectives at 504-658-6070.

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