Police say a teenager was wounded after a shooting in New Orleans East early Tuesday morning. According to the New Orleans Police Department, the shooting happened around 3:34 a.m. in the 8000 block of Downman Road. A 16-year-old boy arrived at New Orleans East Hospital for treatment after the shooting.

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A house fire early Tuesday could have been a lot worse than it was. There was no loss of life. House fire at 504 Woodrow Street at 3:35 a.m. Three adult occupants were safe outside with their pets
Police say a teenager was wounded after a shooting in New Orleans East early Tuesday morning. According to the New Orleans Police Department, the shooting happened around 3:34 a.m. in the 8000 block of Downman Road. A 16-year-old boy arrived at New Orleans East Hospital for treatment after the shooting.
The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a double homicide in Gert Town Monday. The shooting happened in the 8200 block of Palmetto Street. Two victims were found suffering from gunshot wounds
Two people were injured in a Toledano Street shooting near the edge of Central City and Broadmoor. The shooting occurred in the 2900 and 3000 blocks of Toledano Street, police said in a revised statement that first reported the shooting occurred in the 2900 block of Claiborne Avenue
The former Lafayette police captain who retired earlier this week after being charged with domestic abuse violence is once again on the wrong side of the law. At 1:55 a.m. this morning, Dwayne Prejean, 55, was traveling south on Johnston Street, near Camellia Blvd., when a state trooper noticed Prejean's truck cross the centerline line several times.
A total of eight strip clubs were raided by police in New Orleans this week. Some have either closed their doors or are staying open without being able to serve alcohol. It’s put hundreds of workers out of jobs.
The NOPD is investigating a fatal shooting on January 28, 2018 in the 1400 block of North Robertson Street. At about 12:14 a.m., First District officers responded to a call of shots fired in the area. Upon arrival, officers discovered an unresponsive male lying on the ground in the 1400 block of North Robertson Street, between Kerelec Street and Esplanade Avenue, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a shooting in the Seventh Ward on Saturday night. The shooting was reported in the 1400 block of North Claiborne Avenue.
One man has died after a shooting in the 7th Ward overnight, according to a report from New Orleans police. The shooting occurred about 4:34 a.m. in the 1500 block of Kerlerec Street.
A child is dead after being found hanging from a bunk bed almost a week ago in a 7th Ward home. According to a report from the New Orleans Police department, the 9-year-old boy was found Jan. 18 by a family member. He was brought to an area hospital, where police said he had to be placed on a ventilator. The boy died Tuesday.
New Orleans police say a man was shot in the back early Thursday morning. The shooting occurred on the 7300 block of Beau Street. Police say the victim was taken to the hospital by ambulance. No word on their condition.
Police are investigating after a man was shot and killed in Central City. Investigators say it happened around 10 p.m. Wednesday off of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Magnolia Street.
Garrett Ward turned himself into police early Wednesday morning. Authorities say he was booked on one count of second-degree murder
A man was found dead inside a travel trailer that was destroyed by fire overnight. The Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal reported it happened on Gorman Road in Hammond. The victim’s name has not been released.
Firefighters are trying to determine what caused a two-alarm fire at a hotel in the heart of the French Quarter overnight. According to the New Orleans Fire Department, the fire started around 1:15 a.m. at The Biscuit Palace Hotel located at 730 Dumaine Street. Dozens of firefighters arriving at the scene found the fire in one of the third-floor guest rooms.
One man was taken to the hospital after he used a garden house in an effort to extinguish a house fire in Slidell, the St. Tammany Fire District #1 says. The fire occurred around 3:43 a.m. on Tuesday in the 1600 block of Beech Street. When firefighters arrived, they found no smokes or flames coming from the home.
A Louisiana man is accused of attacking his wife with a machete after she refused sex, according to officials. An affidavit from the Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office said Phillip Smith, 53, was arrested Friday and charged with one count of domestic abuse aggravated assault child endangerment.
A man accused of choking his girlfriend during a domestic dispute turned himself in to police after seeing himself on WAFB, according to authorities. Lt. Donald Stone with Greater Baton Rouge Crime Stoppers said Leroy Joseph McDowell III, 31, surrendered to the Baton Rouge Police Department on Monday, Jan. 21, 2018.
A Shreveport woman says her apartment was shot several times by a group of men early Tuesday morning. The shooting happened just before 1 a.m. in the 2000 block of Milam Street
Teen died after being hit by a train in LaPlace. Officers were called to the scene near the intersection of Cardinal and Milton Streets. Sheriff Mike Tregre said that the 17-year-old tried to walk across the tracks and beat the train but did not make it
One man was hurt after being shot in the Gert Town neighborhood overnight, according to a report from New Orleans police. The man arrived at a hospital in New Orleans East about 11:28 p.m. suffering from a gunshot wound to the shoulder. The shooting occurred in the 3400 block of S. Carrollton Avenue, police said.
Police say one man was wounded after a shooting in the Gert Town neighborhood overnight. According to the New Orleans Police Department, the shooting happened before 11:28 p.m. in the 3400 block of South Carrolton Avenue.
Shreveport police are searching for the person or persons responsible for a shooting that injured a teenage girl who was asleep in her bed. It happened just after 4 a.m. Tuesday in the 2600 block of Merwin Street.
A 14-year-old student at New Charter High near the UNO East campus was injured when shots rang out at the campus Monday afternoon. NOPD Superintendent Michael Harrison said that a dark-colored pickup truck pulled up outside of the school and three shots were fired in the general direction of a couple of students outside.
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The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a shooting that left one man injured on Sunday afternoon. A white man was found suffering from multiple gunshot wounds in the 1400 block of Pauger Street around 4:47 p.m., police say.
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A Denham Springs man has been arrested for the fifth time on contractor fraud charges after reportedly agreeing to fix the windows of a flood-damaged home and failing to do so. On March 31, 2017, Andrew Darian, 49, was hired to replace flood-damaged windows in a house.
The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a crash that claimed the life of one person and injured three others Sunday morning. The crash happened around 4:52 a.m. Seventh District officers said they were called out after hearing there was an overturned vehicle on I-10 West at the Morrison Road exit.
A man was fatally shot Saturday in New Orleans East, the city's second homicide of the day. Police said the killing occurred in the 4700 block of Shalimar Drive. The man was shot one time about 1:40 p.m. and was brought to University Medical Center by emergency medical personnel, according to NOPD spokesman Gary Scheets. The victim died at the hospital about an hour later, Scheets said.