Police arrest suspect in fatal shooting of postal worker
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The NOPD, in collaboration with U.S. Marshals, has arrested 20-year-old Raymond Coats in connection with the fatal shooting of a postal worker at a gas station in Gentilly last month.
The incident occurred on Oct. 18, resulting in the death of 41-year-old Calvin “C.J.” Brown.
Brown was shot at the Shell station on Franklin Avenue. Following his tragic death, the community gathered for a second line in the Bayou St. John neighborhood to honor his memory, marked by emotional tributes from friends and neighbors.
Coats is now facing a second-degree murder charge.
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