UPDATE: Police search for details surrounding Lower Ninth Ward homicide case

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Man killed in Lower 9th Ward early Sunday morning

UPDATE — NOPD announced on Monday, October 18 that Warren has been located and interviewed in this case.

The investigation remains active and ongoing.

NOPD continues to seek out public information on this case. Anyone with additional information on this incident is asked to contact NOPD Homicide Det. Christopher Puccio at 504-658-5300 or call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.


UPDATE — On Friday, October 15, NOPD announced police were searching for 29-year-old Ronald Warren for questioning in this case.

NOPD reports Warren is not wanted on criminal charges, however, he is believed to have information vital to the homicide that occurred earlier this month.

Anyone with additional information on this incident or Warren’s whereabouts is asked to contact NOPD Homicide Det. Christopher Puccio at 504-658-5300 or call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.


UPDATE — Police have identified the victim in the shooting to be 46-year-old Joshua McFarland.

Preliminary reports show McFarland’s cause of death to be a gunshot wound(s).

Anyone with any information on this case should contact Homicide Detective Christopher Puccio at 504-658-5300. Callers can also contact CRIMESTOPPERS at 822-1111, or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP(7867).   


NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — On Sunday around 6 a.m., the New Orleans Police Department began investigating a homicide that occurred in the 6100 block of North Robertson Street. 

Fifth District officers responded to a call of “a male down” and upon their arrival, they found a man fatally shot.     

The investigation is ongoing and no further information is available at this time. The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office will release the identity of the victim and conduct an autopsy to determine the exact cause of death.   

Currently, investigators are in the process of gathering evidence and information to identify the person(s) involved in this incident, as well as a motive.  Homicide Detective Christopher Puccio is in charge of the investigation and can be contacted at 504-658-5300.  Citizens with information that can help solve this crime are asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 822-1111, or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP(7867).   

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