NOPD: Man arrested in connection to mid-August shooting in Treme

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UPDATE: August 25, 2021, 9:00 p.m. — On Wednesday, NOPD announced the arrest of a suspect in connection to the shooting that occurred earlier this month.

Police arrested 39-year-old Bernard C. Nwubah on one count of second-degree murder after positively identifying him as a suspect in the incident.

The shooting stems back to August 16, when police responded to a report of a shooting in the 2600 block of Dumaine Street.

Upon arrival, officers found a male victim on the floor suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim, later identified as 48-year-old Isaac Johnson, succumbed to his injuries on August 16.

Nwubah was apprehended without incident and was booked into the Orleans Parish Justice Center.

Police ask that anyone with any additional information on this incident contact NOPD Homicide Unit Detective Lucretia Gantner at 504-658-5300.


NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — Early Saturday morning, the New Orleans Police Department began investigating a shooting that happened in the 2600 block of Dumaine Street.

Around 5:40 a.m. officers responded to a call and found a man suffering from a gunshot wound.

The man was taken to the hospital by EMS.

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