NEW ORLEANS, La. (WGNO) — The New Orleans Police Department and U.S. Marshalls have arrested Earl Sylvester in connection with a homicide that took place in October.

NOPD Fifth District officers found a man suffering from gunshot wounds in the 1900 block of Port Street. The victim was taken to a local hospital by EMS where he was later declared dead.

Sylvester has been arrested on one count of second-degree murder.

Anyone with additional information on this incident is urged to contact NOPD Homicide Unit Detective Maggie Darling at 504-658-5300.

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