The NOPD is investigating a homicide at the intersection of N. Prieur and St Anthony Streets. Initial reports indicate a male victim sustained a gunshot wound(s), and was pronounced deceased at the scene. No further information is available at this time.
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During the French Quarter Management District meeting, the NOPD gave an update on crime statistics and what the department is doing to reduce crime in the area. Commander Jeffrey Walls says the Eighth District is working to get illegal guns off the street. He says the NOPD’s made seven illegal gun arrests in the past two weeks.
Slidell Police say that a suspected shooter followed the victim into the Tanglewood Subdivision, stopped in the middle of the street, and began shooting at the victim. Although no one was injured, the victim’s vehicle and a nearby house were struck with bullets.
On arrival, officers found the victim, Robbert Armstrong, 30, of Ponchatoula, dead from gunshot wounds, said City Administrator Lacy Landrum. Police arrived shortly after the incident occurred at 3:54 a.m., she said.
Bradley Abron, 43, has been charged with second-degree murder after turning himself into detectives this week after authorities began investigating the death of Darrell Amar, 50. The incident occurred Thursday at a residence on St. Paul Loop.
An unidentified female body was discovered on Wednesday on the outskirts east of Ponchatoula. Authorities are trying to identify the victim by a distinct tattoo on her left forearm that depicts two jester masks with a script that says “Smile Now, Cry Later”, Travis said.
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“What is it that’s going on, we’re getting to the point where kids are that interested in stealing usually pennies worth of stuff that they feel they also need to protect themselves with that kind of hardware and where the hell are they getting that kind of hardware quite frankly,” said Sainato.
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Tyrone Davis Jr., 27, was arrested around 10:45 a.m. and was charged with one count of obscenity, a felony, Layrisson said. Davis also had previous warrants for 15 counts of failure to appear in city court, police say.