The NOPD is seeking to identify and locate the pictured individual, who is wanted in the investigation of an aggravated battery by shooting that occurred on June 22, 2019 in the 6000 block of Chef Menteur Highway.
Through investigation, NOPD Seventh District detectives learned that at approximately 11:35 a.m., the victim and the pictured subject had a verbal altercation. During the altercation, the victim reportedly struck the suspect to the face with a closed fist. The wanted subject then reportedly obtained a firearm that was in his waistband and fired several shots at the victim, striking the victim in the leg. The suspect then fled the scene on Old Gentilly Road.