Man arrested for aggravated battery, NOPD says

Man arrested for aggravated battery, NOPD says
Morris McKnight. Source: NOPD

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A man has been arrested and charged in connection to an aggravated battery.

Morris McKnight was arrested for an aggravated battery that happened on April 27.

McKnight was identified as the suspect in connection with the incident in the 8800 block of Gervais Street.

According to the report, at 8:28 p.m. McKnight and a known juvenile fired shots in the area and struck two juveniles who sustained non-life threatening injuries.

McKnight was detained by members of Probation and Parole at the local office and was then transported to Central Lockup by Seventh District Task Force Officers where he was booked accordingly on May 8, according to the report.

Anyone with any additional information regarding the incident or arrested suspect should contact any member of the Seventh District Investigative Unit at 504-658-6077 or anonymously to CrimeStoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll free at 1-877-903-7867.

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