DEC. 29 UPDATE: On Sunday, Dec. 26, wanted suspect Julio “Rocky” Keenum turned himself in to the NOPD in connection with this investigation. He was arrested and booked into the Orleans Parish Justice Center for one count of attempted second-degree murder.

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — The New Orleans Police Department is searching for a man they believe is a suspect in a stabbing that occurred in the 400 block of Bourbon Street on Christmas Eve (Dec. 24).

According to an NOPD report, the police have obtained an arrest warrant for 39-year-old Julio “Rocky” Keenum after he allegedly stabbed a victim in the stomach during a verbal altercation just before 7 p.m. on Friday night.

Keenan, who has tattoos on chest, arms and left leg, is wanted on one count of attempted second-degree murder due to the severity of the injuries sustained by the victim.

Anyone with additional information on this incident or on the whereabouts of Keenum and/or the pictured persons of interest is asked to contact Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111.