Skip to comments.Authorities Catch Man They Say Fired First in Bourbon Street Shooting
Posted on 07/05/2014 6:42:16 AM PDT by BenLurkin
Authorities in New Orleans have caught the man they say fired the first shot in a deadly exchange of gunfire last weekend in the citys French Quarter, police said Friday.
An arrest warrant was issued Friday morning for Trung Le a 20-year-old from nearby Belle Chasse, Louisiana on one count of first-degree murder and nine counts of attempted first-degree murder, police said.
... The shooting took place about 2:45 a.m. Sunday on the 700 block of Bourbon Street, a popular gathering place for tourists and revelers who pack bars and clubs between St. Peter and St. Ann streets and often spill into the streets.
Authorities announced Wednesday that 21-year-old Brittany Thomas died of her wounds from that shooting. Nine others were wounded.
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Gang thing maybe.
One thing I’ve learned from living down here is that the perp is always caught when the shooting is a high profile one.