Police search for suspect in fatal Treme shooting


NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — New Orleans police have identified a suspect in the fatal shooting of a man in Treme/Lafitte in December.

NOPD reports 32-year-old John Duncan is wanted for the December 17 murder of a man near the intersection of North Broad and Dumaine streets.

When police arrived at the scene the day of the shooting, officers found a man suffering for gunshot wounds. He was transported to an area hospital for treatment but later succumbed to his injuries.

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Detectives say they have positively identified Duncan as the perpetrator of the shooting. He is wanted on one count of second-degree murder.

Anyone with any information on this incident or on the whereabouts of John Duncan is urged to contact NOPD Homicide Det. Lucretia Gantner at 504-658-5300 or submit an anonymous tip to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.

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