Three Louisiana officers shot in standoff with suspect who shot multiple people

KENNER, LA – A standoff with a suspected shooter led to three police officers being wounded in Kenner, Louisiana, on Sunday, according to local authorities. The suspect is believed to be responsible for shooting three other individuals in the past week. The wounded officers were promptly transported to a nearby hospital following the Sunday morning incident, which took place in a residential area approximately 15 miles west of New Orleans. Kenner Police Chief Keith Conley …

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Mass shooting outside nightclub leaves 1 dead, 11 injured

NEW ORLEANS, LA – The city’s Warehouse District was rattled by a mass shooting just before the stroke of midnight on Sunday. The New Orleans Police Department has confirmed that the shooting resulted in the death of one woman and left eleven others injured. The horrifying incident unfolded outside the Republic NOLA nightclub located in the 800 block of South Peters Street. At the time, an event titled “Church on Sundaze” was underway inside the …

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Dad guilty of killing three children in house fire

NEW ORLEANS, LA – A New Orleans courtroom was the site of emotional turmoil on Thursday as Joseph Washington pled guilty to murdering his three children in an arson house fire last year. Washington admitted his guilt of first-degree murder, and his conviction will lead to a full-life prison sentence. Following his plea, a woman related to the deceased children attacked Washington. The confrontation soon escalated as other relatives joined the assault. Court authorities intervened …

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Bagel shop owner shot dead during vacation

NEW ORLEANS, LA – A Seattle-based bagel shop owner was tragically killed while on vacation with his husband in New Orleans. Local law enforcement has yet to apprehend any suspects in connection to the business owner’s death. Jacob A. Carter, aged 32, was shot fatally on the morning of January 5 close to the intersection of Bourbon and Kerlerec streets, according to the New Orleans police department. Carter was the co-owner of a Tacoma bagel …

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Dad arrested for starting house fire that killed his three children

NEW ORLEANS, LA – A New Orleans father has been taken into custody following a devastating house fire that resulted in the death of his three children. Joseph Washington, 29, is now facing a slew of charges including three instances of second-degree murder, cruelty to a juvenile, and aggravated arson, as per the local police department. The horrifying incident, believed to have originated from a domestic dispute, prompted a city-wide manhunt for Washington. His car …

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One Dead, Four Injured in Shooting Along Mardi Gras Parade Route in New Orleans

A shooting incident along a Mardi Gras parade route in New Orleans on Sunday night has left one person dead and four others wounded. The incident occurred at around 9:30 p.m. local time at the intersection of St. Charles Ave. and Terpsichore St., with three men, a woman, and a young girl among the victims. The injured individuals were immediately transported to the hospital, and all except one man are in stable condition. Tragically, the …

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Nine shootings in 24 hours, New Orleans has the most murder per capita

There were nine shooting incidents in New Orleans within a 24-hour period at the end of 2022. These incidents occurred amid a larger trend of over 700 shooting cases in the US over the past year, resulting in more than 700 deaths and 2,500 injuries. The first shooting was reported at 11:30 a.m. on December 28, 2022. The homeowner shot the intruder, who was taken to the hospital and died. The second shooting happened early …

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