Aggravated assault suspect arrested

Aggravated assault suspect arrested
Police say this weapon and ammunition were recovered in search of vehicle (Source: NOPD)
Police say this weapon and ammunition were recovered in search of vehicle (Source: NOPD)

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - Detectives arrested a man they say chased down a former coworker with a gun September 1.

Investigators booked Dwayne Russell with aggravated assault with a firearm.

They say Russell spotted a former coworker in a parking lot in the 9600 block of Chef Menteur Highway and got into an argument.

Police say Russell got a weapon from his vehicle and chased the victim through the parking lot making threats.

Seventh District detectives working with the Violent Offenders Warrant Squad arrested Russell and executed a search warrant on his vehicle where they found a loaded handgun.

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