New Orleans Police Man Killed in French Quarter

New Orleans Police: Man Killed in French Quarter

New Orleans Police: Man Killed in French Quarter: According to New Orleans police, a man was shot and killed in the French Quarter on Wednesday afternoon. A 16-year-old suspect was later detained, according to Capt.

Hans Ganthier, officers were alerted to gunfire at 1:47 p.m., close to a daiquiri bar in the 800 block of Toulouse Street, right off Bourbon Street. Emergency medical services took the victim to University Medical Center, where he passed away.

According to WWL-TV, Ganthier hailed the Police Department’s new deployment tactics for its quick capture of a suspect four blocks distant close to the intersection of North Rampart and St. Louis streets. “Although I wished it hadn’t, it did. But the fact that he was discovered and detained is the most incredible thing, “added Ganthier. The shooting’s purpose was not made public by the police.

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Increased Sugar Bowl

The Allstate Sugar Bowl was underway when the unrest in New Orleans’ renowned entertainment district erupted, and it peaked right after the French Quarter’s traditional Sugar Bowl second line. It happened after the horrific shooting on Bourbon Street last month, which hurt five people on November 27 over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Two more women were shot on Bourbon Street on November 6 in the 500 blocks.

Tens of spectators are anticipated at the Sugar Bowl for the Alabama-Kansas State football game on Saturday at the Caesars Superdome. During the new year’s weekend, the French Quarter and its surroundings will be patrolled by 25 Louisiana State Police officers in addition to 250 New Orleans offices, according to interim police superintendent Michelle Woodfork.

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When catching the culprit in the French Quarter shooting, “our officers displayed quick thinking and diligence today,” Woodfork said. “This weekend, the good police work will be in full swing. I want to reassure everyone that the city will be properly safeguarded and policed, especially the French Quarter.”