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NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — The New Orleans Police Department is searching for a man who’s wanted in connection to a shooting that happened in the Little Woods neighborhood on Wednesday, May 24.

According to the NOPD, officers responded to the shooting in the 7600 block of Symmes Avenue at about 8:50 p.m. Through investigations, detectives were able to identify 19-year-old Omar Anthony White as the alleged suspect.

An arrest warrant was issued for White after it was discovered that the shooting caused property damage. White is wanted for aggravated second-degree battery and three counts of simple criminal damage to property.

NOPD officials said no one was injured in the shooting.

Anyone with information about the shooting can call NOPD Seventh District detectives at (504)-658-6070. Those wishing to report information anonymously can do so by calling Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at (504)-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.

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