shootings en 20-Year-Old Justin Odom Sought In Connection With Bourbon Street Shooting <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The New Orleans Police Department has identified 20-year-old Justin Odom as a person of interest in last Sunday's shooting on Bourbon Street that injured 10 people.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><em><strong>Update:</strong></em> Brittany Thomas, a 21-year-old who had been in critical condition at Interim LSU Hospital since being struck Sunday, has died. The Orleans Parish Coroner's Office says she was pronounced dead at 2:44 p.m. on Wednesday, July 2.</span></p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 18:23:47 +0000 Jason Saul 63754 at Mayor Landrieu Asks For Help From State Troopers And Regular Citizens <p>New Orleans&nbsp;Mayor Mitch Landrieu and NOPD Superintendent Ronal Serpas held a press conference Tuesday afternoon to provide updates on last weekend's Bourbon Street shooting that left 10 people wounded.</p><p>Landrieu says he asked Governor Bobby Jindal to send 100 state troopers to New Orleans to patrol on a permanent basis, and the mayor called on citizens to work with police to help find those responsible for the shooting.</p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 00:06:37 +0000 Janaya Williams 63716 at In New Orleans, Surveillance Cameras Help Catch Criminals <p>Ten people were wounded in a shooting early Sunday morning on Bourbon Street. One of the victims remains in critical condition, four others are hospitalized in stable condition.<br /><br />A high-definition, robotic camera on the balcony of a popular karaoke bar called the Cat’s Meow caught it all on tape: First, total chaos, then bystanders rushing in to help the victims.<br /> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 21:26:39 +0000 Janaya Williams 63566 at Bourbon Street Shooting Suspects Remain At Large <p>New Orleans police are still searching for two men who exchanged gunfire on&nbsp;Bourbon&nbsp;Street in the French Quarter.</p><p>Nine people were shot in the crossfire, including two who are in critical condition.</p><p>Images captured from a surveillance camera above a bar showed people running down the street in the chaos of the shooting at 2:45 a.m. Sunday.</p><p>New Orleans Police Chief Ronal Serpas said six victims were hospitalized in stable condition.&nbsp;</p><p>The other victim's condition wasn't available. Some of them were tourists. Their names weren't immediately released.</p> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 12:41:21 +0000 Eileen Fleming 63530 at Bourbon Street Shooting Leaves Nine Injured <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">New Orleans police are investigating a shooting on Bourbon Street that injured nine people, two critically. Two men opened fire, injuring bystanders.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">New Orleans Police Superintendent </span>Ronal<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Serpas<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says three officers were patrolling the area when gunfire erupted early Sunday morning. </span></p> Sun, 29 Jun 2014 23:08:30 +0000 Eileen Fleming 63512 at NOPD Arrests 2 Teens In Double Shooting <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">New Orleans police have arrested two teenagers accused of opening fire on a 31-year-old woman and her 7-year-old daughter as they walked in a neighborhood with a man thought to be the target.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">A third suspect remains at large.</p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 20:24:51 +0000 The Associated Press 45348 at Officials Say Mother's Day Shooting Is Gang Related <p>New Orleans police have arrested two brothers in the Mother’s Day shooting that injured 20 people at a Seventh Ward second-line. Officials say the shooting is gang-related.</p><p></p><p> Thu, 16 May 2013 22:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 35480 at Two Suspects In Mother’s Day Parade Shooting Apprehended <p>Akein<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Scott, the 19-year-old suspected of injuring 20 people by shooting into a crowd at a Mother’s Day second-line this past Sunday, was apprehended by the New Orleans Police Department’s SWAT unit Wednesday night in New Orleans East.</span></p> Thu, 16 May 2013 17:52:03 +0000 Jason Saul 35436 at After A Mass Shooting, New Orleanians Rally Around A Local Tradition <p></p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 14 May 2013 19:56:00 +0000 Gene Demby 35350 at Mayor Landrieu Calls Community Meeting at Parade Shooting Site <p>A community meeting drew about 200 people last night to the same 7<sup>th</sup> Ward intersection where a second-line parade was attacked on Mother’s Day. Officials promised an aggressive investigation. Tue, 14 May 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 35299 at