Louisiana

Four people wounded in New Orleans CBD shooting, NOPD reports – WWLTV.com

Police originally reported the shooting as three separate incidents. NEW ORLEANS — Four people were wounded in a shooting on the edge of the French Quarter Friday night. According to New Orleans Police, four people were wounded in a shooting on Camp Street near Canal Street shortly after 9 p.m. Police originally reported the shooting as three separate incidents, but later determined that the victims were all shot at the same location, then fled to those three separate areas. All four victims were taken to the hospital for treatment. NOPD did not say how severe their wounds are. Anyone with […]

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Four injured in CBD shooting – WGNO New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS — The New Orleans Police Department says four people were hurt Friday night in a shooting in the CBD. The shooting happened a little before 9:30 in the 100 block of Camp Street. The victims were found in multiple locations — just blocks apart — after running from the original scene, so initiallly police thought that there had been multiple attacks in the area. According to police, all four victims sustained non-life threatening injuries. Police said the investigation was ongoing and did not announce any arrests in the case. Close Modal Suggest a Correction Suggest a Correction ShareThis […]

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NOPD investigating homicide in the CBD – WDSU New Orleans

The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a homicide Thursday night in the Central Business District.Officials said shortly after 9:30 p.m., police responded to a call in the 1500 block of Canal Street. When officers arrived they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound, according to police. EMS transported the victim to the hospital where he later died, according to NOPD. Homicide Detective Jamaane Roy is in charge of the ongoing investigation and can be reached at 504-658-5300 or call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP. NEW ORLEANS — The New Orleans […]

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Hurricane Laura evacuee killed, 2 others detained in CBD shooting, New Orleans police say – NOLA.com

A man was shot and killed near the busy corner of St. Charles Avenue and Canal Street just after midday Tuesday, moments before a separate round of gunfire erupted close by, according to New Orleans police.  The slain man and two people who were detained as possible suspects are all from the Lake Charles area and had evacuated to New Orleans because of Hurricane Laura, Police Superintendent Shaun Ferguson said. The NOPD investigates the scene after a man was shot and killed near the corner of St. Charles Avenue and Canal Street on Tuesday afternoon, according to New Orleans officials. […]

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Is Weed Legal in Louisiana?

Is Weed Legal in Louisiana? Is weed legal in Louisiana? The state is known for its harsh weed laws. Currently, only medical pot use is legal in the state.  Adult-use remains illegal with no end in sight. Lawmakers have softened their severe penalties over the years. The state is still a long way away from getting adult-use weed. It has reformed its program to provide more access for its patients. Is Adult-Use Weed Legal in Lousiana? Recreational pot use has been illegal since the 1920s. Despite its ban, weed conviction rates remained low at the time. In 1930, the state […]

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