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  • Report: Mysterious gunfire kills 19-year-old Tuesday

    February 9, 2016 3:34 PM

    HAMMMOND - A 19-year-old from Ponchatoula was killed after being hit by an apparent stray bullet, ActionNews17.com posted on its website Tuesday. The local news site reported the victim as Gerrell Lee. Lee was riding in a car when the driver said he heard a popping sound and noticed... more »
  • Deputy fatally shoots man near Lundi Gras parade route in New Orleans

    February 9, 2016 2:11 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Officials say deputies fatally shot a man after an altercation and a car chase that ended near Mardi Gras celebrations in New Orleans. The shooting happened about 8 p.m. Monday, eight blocks away the busy Mardi Gras parades. Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand says the... more »
  • BPRD identifies man shot dead at Scenic Hwy car wash

    February 9, 2016 10:58 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police identified the man who was shot and killed Tuesday morning shooting near the corner of 69th Street and Scenic Highway. 57-year-old Robert Harrison was pronounced dead at the scene after his lifeless body was found in the parking lot of a car wash located... more »
  • Community mourns beloved teacher who was shot and killed Play Video

    February 8, 2016 5:20 PM

    PORT ALLEN- Residents in West Baton Rouge Parish are mourning the loss of a beloved teacher after she was killed in a shooting Friday. Monday, hundreds of people showed up to Holy Family School where Emiley Thibodeaux worked to pay their respects. Thibodeaux, 23, was killed when, investigators said,... more »
  • Police: 2 guns used in Miss. parade shooting that killed 2, wounded 4

    February 8, 2016 1:00 PM

    PASS CHRISTIAN - Police say two guns were used in a shooting that killed two men and injured four people after a Mardi Gras parade in Mississippi. But Pass Christian Police Chief Tim Hendricks says investigators don't know whether one or two people shot those guns. During a... more »
  • 2 dead, 4 injured after Mississippi Mardi Gras parade

    February 8, 2016 5:22 AM

    PASS CHRISTIAN - Police are questioning witnesses to a shooting that left two men died and four others injured after a Mardi Gras parade in Mississippi. Pass Christian Deputy Police Chief M.Y. Carbine told the Associated Press Monday no suspects are in custody. Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove... more »
  • Shots fired on Bacchus parade route in New Orleans

    February 7, 2016 11:21 PM

    NEW ORLEANS – Police say shots were fired Sunday night along the Bacchus parade route in New Orleans. According to WWLTV, New Orleans Police said the shooting happened at the intersection of St. Charles and Felicity when two men got into a fight and one pulled out a gun... more »
  • Victim, shooter identified in deadly Addis shooting

    February 6, 2016 5:16 PM

    ADDIS – Investigators have identified the two individuals, including a reserve Addis Police officer, who were involved in a deadly shooting in Addis Friday. According to Louisiana State Police, 23-year-old Emily Thibodaux was shot and killed around 4 p.m. Friday at a home on East Nic Drive. State... more »
  • DA: No charges in shooting death of handcuffed man

    February 5, 2016 2:00 PM

    NEW IBERIA – A federal investigation has concluded that no charges will be filed in a shooting death of a man who was in the custody of the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office. Victor White III, 23, died from what has been described as a self-inflicted gunshot wound while he... more »
  • Deputies open up New Iberia drive-by shooting investigation

    February 5, 2016 11:51 AM

    NEW IBERIA - Detectives asked for the public’s help Friday morning in identifying a suspect who fired several shots into an occupied residence in New Iberia Thursday night. The Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office says a suspect reportedly opened fire on a home in the 900 block of Pershing Street... more »
  • Assumption deputies stumble upon meth lab at scene of shooting

    February 4, 2016 5:41 PM

    BAYOU L’OURSE - The Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office discovered and dismantled a meth lab in Bayou L’Ourse after deputies responded to a domestic disturbance where a man was shot in the face. 31-year-old Frances Boudreaux, of Morgan City, was booked on a charge of aggravated second degree battery. 35-year-old... more »
  • Security cameras capture Canal Street shooting

    February 4, 2016 11:31 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A 24-year-old man is in custody after he allegedly shot a man in the face during an argument caught on surveillance video on Canal Street, New Orleans' main drag. It's the second shooting on the busy, tourist-friendly thoroughfare in as many days. Police say at... more »
  • 1 injured in North 26th Street shooting

    February 3, 2016 3:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives are investigating a shooting in the 1900 block of North 26th Street that sent an 18-year-old man to the hospital with multiple gunshot wounds early Wednesday afternoon. Police said the shooting happened at around 1:30 p.m. The victim was taken to an area hospital with... more »
  • Warrants obtained for men involved in Thibodaux parade shooting

    February 1, 2016 6:28 AM

    THIBODAUX - Police have announced warrants will be obtained in connection with a shooting that took place during the first parade of the Carnival season in Thibodaux on Sunday. 20-year-old Ryan Harris and 33-year-old Quincy Johnson, both of Napoleonville, were the two men involved in the shooting, according to... more »
  • Justice Department to review San Francisco Police Dept.

    February 1, 2016 4:24 AM

    SAN FRANCISCO- The U.S. Department of Justice says it will conduct a comprehensive review of the San Francisco Police Department, which is facing scrutiny over the shooting death of a young black man. Federal officials plan to announce details of the review Monday afternoon. The Dec. 2 shooting of Mario... more »
  • Victim identified in deadly Fairchild St. shooting

    January 31, 2016 3:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police identified the man who was fatally shot on the 1500 block of Fairchild Street Saturday afternoon. Baton Rouge Police say 23-year-old Ryan Armwood was pronounced dead just a couple of blocks away from his home on Fairchild Street shortly after 4:00 p.m. Saturday. Detectives... more »
  • Police: one killed in afternoon shooting on Fairchild

    January 30, 2016 6:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say one person was killed in a shooting in Baton Rouge Saturday afternoon . According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, one person was killed in a shooting at 1500 Fairchild Street in Baton Rouge Saturday. This is a developing story. Stay tuned to... more »
  • Denver police say 1 fatally shot, 7 others hurt at motorcycle expo

    January 30, 2016 4:34 PM

    DENVER - Denver's police chief says one person was fatally shot and seven others were wounded when a fight broke out a motorcycle expo on Saturday. Police Chief Robert White tells reporters that it was unclear what prompted the incident at the National Western Complex, where the Colorado Motorcycle Expo... more »
  • FBI releases video of Oregon shooting

    January 29, 2016 1:09 PM

    BURNS, Ore. - The FBI has released video of the fatal traffic stop shooting of an armed occupier of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon. The aerial video was shown at a news conference Thursday evening. Robert "LaVoy" Finicum, an Arizona rancher, was shot and killed by police Tuesday during... more »
  • 10 indicted in New Orleans shooting that wounded 17

    January 28, 2016 11:40 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The district attorney in New Orleans says a grand jury has indicted 10 people in connection with a wild shootout at a city playground late last year. Seventeen people were wounded and sent hundreds scrambling from Bunny Friend park in the city's Upper 9th Ward on Nov.... more »
  • New Orleans police: Man shot inside McDonald's

    January 27, 2016 6:25 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say a 31-year-old man was shot several times during a possible robbery attempt inside the restroom of a McDonald's restaurant. Police say the shooting took place shortly after 3 p.m. Wednesday in a McDonald's in eastern New Orleans next to Interstate 10. The victim... more »
  • Wounded sheriff's deputy led drug raid

    January 27, 2016 12:17 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The FBI says the sheriff's deputy who was severely wounded during a drug raid was the first through the door. In a criminal complaint filed Wednesday, the FBI says that 35-year-old Stephen Arnold led the raid into the house. Arnold was shot five times during... more »
  • Navy finds no sign of shooting at med center

    January 26, 2016 12:23 PM

    SAN DIEGO - The Navy says an initial inspection at Naval Medical Center San Diego found no sign of a gunman or a shooting. Navy spokesman N. Scott Sutherland said Tuesday that military police had checked Building 26 after a person reported hearing three shots in the basement earlier... more »
  • Lafayette authorities investigate father, son shooting

    January 26, 2016 11:11 AM

    LAFAYETTE - Sheriff's deputies in Lafayette Parish said they're investigating a shooting involving a father and son Tuesday morning. According to KATC , deputies said a father and son shot at each other on Wyman Road near Highway 93. No injuries were reported. Investigators said the shooting... more »
  • New Orleans Police: Suspect arrested on charge of attempted murder

    January 26, 2016 8:17 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say the suspect in the shooting of a deputy during a drug raid has been arrested on a charge of attempted first-degree murder. In a statement several hours after the Tuesday shooting, police identify the suspect as 26-year-old Jarvis Hardy. Police say he... more »
  • Mentally ill man's deadly shooting fits troubling pattern

    January 25, 2016 12:28 PM

    ST. MARTINVILLE - A deadly confrontation between a mentally ill man and two sheriff's deputies in south Louisiana appears to fit a troubling, tragic pattern. Relatives say 32-year-old Michael Noel wasn't armed and didn't pose a threat when one of the deputies shot and killed him inside his home... more »
  • Sheriff: gun shop shootout over $25 kills 2, wounds 2

    January 24, 2016 2:46 PM

    PICAYUNE - Mississippi authorities say a gun shop owner and his 17-year-old son died in a shootout over a $25 service charge. Another man and his 29-year-old son are hospitalized. Pearl River County Sheriff David Allison tells news outlets investigators don't know whether the customers or the owners started the... more »
  • Trump: My supporters would stick with me through shooting

    January 23, 2016 3:16 PM

    SIOUX CENTER, Iowa - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says his supporters are so loyal they would stick with him even if he stood in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shot somebody. Trump was addressing a rally Saturday at a Christian school, Dordt College, in Sioux Center, Iowa. In... more »
  • EBRSO: Man arrested after shooting dog for not behaving during bath

    January 22, 2016 5:57 PM

    ZACHARY - East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a man accused of shooting his dog multiple times when the animal wouldn’t cooperate during a bath. 51-year-old Brian K. Blair, of Zachary, was booked on charges of cruelty to animals and illegal use of a weapon following the incident.... more »
  • Woman shot in Washington state movie theater, man arrested

    January 22, 2016 11:27 AM

    RENTON, Wash. - Police have arrested a man who told authorities he accidentally shot and injured a woman in a Washington state movie theater. Authorities were called to the Regal Cinemas at The Landing in Renton Thursday shortly after 8 p.m. after a man appearing to be intoxicated fumbled with... more »
  • Attorney: Working on bond for deputy marshal in boy's death

    January 21, 2016 12:08 PM

    MARKSVILLE - An attorney for the second of the two deputy Marksville city marshals who was being held on $1 million bail in the November shooting death of a boy says his client is in the process of bonding out of jail. Jonathan Goins, an attorney for Derrick Stafford,... more »
  • 3-year-old shot, killed while sleeping with his grandmother

    January 20, 2016 11:20 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say they have arrested a security guard in the death of her 3-year-old grandson, who apparently was shot when the gun under her pillow went off while they slept. Officer Garry Flot says in a news release that the bullet hit the boy in... more »
  • Reward increased in case of slain police officer

    January 20, 2016 11:15 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The reward has been increased to $35,000 as authorities try to solve last year's slaying of a New Orleans housing agency police officer. The federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has added $25,000 to the $10,000 already offered by the Crimestoppers organization. The reward is... more »
  • Victims call for police to seek other Bourbon Street shooter

    January 16, 2016 6:56 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Victims of a 2014 Bourbon Street shooting spree express satisfaction at the conviction of Trung Le, who fired the first four bullets. But they're calling on authorities to keep pursuing the still-unknown shooter who fired back 11 bullets on the French Quarter tourist strip. Le... more »
  • BRPD investigating shooting that left 1 dead on Birch Street

    January 16, 2016 6:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating a shooting that happened on Birch Street early Saturday evening. Emergency Medical Services confirmed one victim was found dead at the scene in the 2100 block of Birch Street. Police said they received word of the possible shooting just after 5 p.m.... more »
  • Closing arguments being made in Bourbon Street shooting case

    January 15, 2016 1:49 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Attorneys in New Orleans have begun final arguments in the jury that will decide the fate of 22-year-old Trung Le, the only person charged in a 2014 gunfight that killed an innocent bystander on Bourbon Street. Jurors have heard three full days of testimony and seen... more »
  • Murder frustrates people who live near crime scene Play Video

    January 15, 2016 12:16 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Already, people living in one area of the city are frustrated with violence in 2016. " This community doesn't deserve it. It's frustrating," East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney Hillar Moore said two nights ago at the scene of the first murder within city limits this... more »
  • Woman shot in feud between neighbors

    January 12, 2016 5:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a woman was shot in the thigh when her neighbors started to fight Tuesday afternoon. The shooting happened in the 4100 block of Mohican. Investigators said there was an argument between some neighbors when a gun was fired. Witnesses said the woman, who... more »
  • Prosecutor cites drug deal gone bad in shooting

    January 12, 2016 12:59 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A prosecutor hopes to convince jurors that a 2014 gunfight that left a visitor to New Orleans dead and nine other bystanders wounded resulted from "a drug deal gone bad on Bourbon Street." Assistant New Orleans District Attorney Laura Rodrigue says the only person arrested in the... more »
  • Jury seated in fatal 2014 Bourbon Street gunfight

    January 11, 2016 11:52 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A jury has been selected in the case of the sole suspect arrested after a 2014 gunfight on Bourbon Street that killed one and wounded nine others. Opening statements are expected Tuesday in the case of Trung Le, the 22-year-old defendant from Belle Chasse. He's been... more »
  • Suspect named in Coy Avenue murder

    January 10, 2016 9:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies released the name of the man wanted for murder and attempted murder after a shooting on Coy Avenue overnight in East Baton Rouge Parish. Investigators said 38-year-old Leethel White was wanted for killing 28-year-old Kourtney Thomas and shooting another woman Saturday night. Sheriff's deputies... more »
  • Victim identified in deadly Coy Avenue shooting

    January 9, 2016 10:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said a 28-year-old woman was shot and killed Saturday night in the southern portion of East Baton Rouge Parish. Deputies said Kourtney Thomas died in the shooting, which happened just before 9 p.m. in the 8600 block of Coy Ave. near the intersection of... more »
  • Rape charges won't be revived for deputy charged in shooting

    January 8, 2016 5:24 PM

    MARKSVILLE - Prosecutors in central Louisiana have elected not to resurrect a rape case against one of two deputy city marshals charged with murder in the shooting death of a 6-year-old boy. The Rapides Parish district attorney's office had decided to review the 2011 case against Derrick Stafford after November's... more »
  • Philadelphia police: Officer shot while in police cruiser

    January 8, 2016 12:30 PM

    PHILADELPHIA - Police say the 30-year-old suspect in the shooting of a Philadelphia police officer told investigators that he opened fire in the name of Islam. Police Commissioner Richard Ross says Edward Archer pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group. Ross says Archer also told investigators that he believed police... more »
  • Shots fired in Burbank Walmart parking

    January 7, 2016 8:42 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies were called to the Burbank Drive Walmart, Wednesday night, after someone pulled out a gun in the parking lot and started shooting. No one was injured, but News 2 was on the scene as crime scene investigators snapped pictures of bullet holes in the trunk of... more »
  • Police investigate Tuesday evening shooting in Baton Rouge

    January 5, 2016 10:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police spent Tuesday night investigating a shooting off Plank Road. A WBRZ photographer on the scene captured video and images of numerous police cars and crime scene tape. The shooting was reported on North 26th Street between Jackson Avenue and Washington Avenue. BRPD working... more »
  • Man who claimed self-defense pleads guilty to negligent homicide

    January 5, 2016 11:46 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - Court officials said Cordias Walker pleaded guilty late Monday night to charges he shot and killed someone in Plaquemine during what investigators said was an argument over drugs. Walker, 22, entered a guilty plea to negligent homicide charges for the death of 17-year-old Wilbert Myles back in... more »
  • Retiring Newtown police chief reflects

    January 4, 2016 11:34 AM

    NEWTOWN, Conn. - Michael Kehoe doesn't want his 37-year career with Connecticut's Newtown Police Department defined by one event, but that's difficult when your sleepy suburban town of 28,000 people was the site of one of the country's deadliest school shootings. In an Associated Press interview, the 60-year-old police chief... more »
  • Man survives shooting that may have escalated from Facebook threats Play Video

    January 3, 2016 8:47 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Twenty-two year old Deontrel Street is thankful he's alive after being shot in his right shoulder Saturday afternoon. "My arm gave out on me. I was bleeding bad," Street said. According to Plaquemine Police, 25-year-old Evan Franklin showed up to Street's home one day after the... more »
  • Workers return to site where San Bernardino attackers killed

    January 3, 2016 4:04 PM

    SAN BERNARDINO - The San Bernardino offices where a husband and wife killed 14 people a month ago in a terror attack reopen Monday. Nearly 600 employees of the Inland Regional Center are returning to home base. It will be an important reunion, even though many of the counselors have... more »
  • Baker teen charged with attempted second degree murder

    January 3, 2016 3:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police said a Baker teenager was arrested Sunday for shooting at one man and fleeing the scene before crashing into a car and opening fire on a second person in November. According to Baton Rouge Police, 19-year-old Fredrick Givens was involved in an argument that escalated to... more »
  • Kenner woman wounded by New Year's gunfire

    January 1, 2016 4:09 PM

    KENNER - Kenner police say man firing a gun to celebrate the new year wounded a 40-year-old woman in the abdomen. Lt. Brian McGregor said in a news release that 26-year-old Brandon Smith was booked with aggravated battery, negligent injury and illegal discharge of a firearm. McGregor says Smith was... more »
  • 1 injured by gunfire during N. Ardenwood Street armed robbery

    January 1, 2016 12:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One person was shot at the scene of an armed robbery at a North Ardenwood Drive apartment complex Friday morning. EMS confirmed that one victim was taken from the scene with a gunshot wound to the forearm to an area hospital after they were found near... more »
  • Girlfriend of Fairchild St. shooting victim booked on murder charges

    December 31, 2015 11:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The girlfriend of a man who died during a shooting on Fairchild Street Wednesday afternoon was arrested and will now face murder charges. 23-year-old Jalisa Wilson was taken into custody late Wednesday evening and charged with second degree murder in connection with the death of 23-year-old... more »
  • EBRSO deputies on scene of shooting in Zachary

    December 30, 2015 4:43 PM

    ZACHARY - Two people were arrested in Zachary after a man died from a gunshot wound to the chest. Derrick Wayne Coates Jr., 20, of Zachary was shot in the chest, and later died at the hospital as a result of his injuries, according to the East Baton Rouge... more »
  • Victim of Fairchild St. shooting dies at area hospital

    December 30, 2015 2:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police confirmed that a man who was shot earlier Wednesday in the 1600 block of Fairchild Street has died at an area hospital. Investigators are now looking into the shooting death of 23-year-old Reginald Lee who was shot in the chest by his 23-year-old girlfriend at... more »
  • Police: Florida mom mistakes daughter as intruder, kills her

    December 30, 2015 1:23 PM

    ST. CLOUD - Police in central Florida say a mother mistook her daughter for an intruder and shot her to death. St. Cloud police Sgt. Denise Roberts said Wednesday the mother was asleep when she heard someone enter her home late Tuesday. The mother told police she heard footsteps approaching... more »
  • Prosecutors defend urging no charges in Tamir Rice shooting

    December 30, 2015 1:17 PM

    CLEVELAND - Prosecutors in Cleveland are defending their decision to recommend that a grand jury not bring charges against two officers in the shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice. Cuyahoga County prosecutor Tim McGinty says his office was required ethically to tell the grand jury they didn't think a conviction was... more »
  • Attorneys defend officers in Tamir Rice shooting

    December 29, 2015 12:00 PM

    CLEVELAND - Attorneys for the two Cleveland police officers who fatally shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice say the officers' actions were based on what they knew at the time. On Monday, a grand jury determined the two shouldn't face criminal charges. Frank Garmback was the officer who drove the... more »
  • Deputies: Drunk woman accidentally fired gun into neighboring apartment Play Video

    December 28, 2015 10:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Gonzales woman Sunday night after they say she accidentally fired a gun into an adjacent apartment. Lauren Lee, 20 of Gonzales, noted she was intoxicated early Sunday morning and pulled the trigger of a gun she thought wasn't... more »
  • Feds will continue review of Tamir Rice case

    December 28, 2015 3:46 PM

    CLEVELAND - A spokesman for the U.S. attorney's office says an independent civil rights investigation is continuing in the Tamir Rice case. Michael Tobin says the federal probe is ongoing despite a Cuyahoga County grand jury on Monday declining to indict the officer who fatally shot 12-year-old Tamir on... more »
  • Police: 1 dead, 1 critical after shooting in Lafayette

    December 27, 2015 10:04 PM

    LAFAYETTE - Lafayette police say a 21-year-old Alexandria man is accused of shooting two men in his ex-girlfriend's Lafayette apartment, killing one man and critically wounding the other. Cpl. Paul Mouton, a police spokesman, says in a news release that arrest warrants accuse Tavis Jenkins of first-degree murder and two... more »
  • Family: Charges unlikely in killing of Tamir Rice by police

    December 27, 2015 2:27 PM

    CLEVELAND - Nearly 400 days after a white Cleveland police officer fatally shot a black 12-year-old carrying a pellet gun, his family believes it's unlikely officers will be indicted. A decision on whether to charge two white officers in the death of Tamir Rice could come any day. It's one... more »
  • Sheriff's deputy shot responding to shooting that injured 1

    December 27, 2015 11:01 AM

    BALDWIN - Authorities say a south Louisiana sheriff's deputy was shot while responding to a shooting. State Master Trooper Brooks David says one man was arrested after the incident Sunday in Ashton, a St. Mary Parish community about 35 miles southeast of Lafayette. He says about 6:10 a.m., a caller... more »
  • In arrest documents, police report witness tipped them about shooting suspects

    December 25, 2015 11:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A witness helped Baton Rouge Police develop and arrest two of three suspects in a parking lot murder a few days before Christmas. In newly-released arrest documents, police said Gabrielle Rogers told someone about the role she played in the shooting at the corner of College... more »
  • Neighbors shocked about deadly deputy-involved shooting Thursday Play Video

    December 24, 2015 3:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The sheriff's office said a man had been drinking and was on a rampage when he was shot by officers after pointing a gun in their direction on Christmas Eve. Gregory Sanders, 54, was shot when three deputies responded to complaints about his behavior at his... more »

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