NEW ORLEANS -- Police have arrested a suspect in connection with Sunday's fatal shooting on Orleans Avenue near Bayou St. John.
Keith Hunter, 40, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder, according to police.
Officers were called to the 3100 block of Orleans Avenue, several blocks from Bayou St. John and the Bayou Boogaloo festival Sunday afternoon. 21-year-old Calvin Carter was shot in the face. He was rushed to the hospital where he later died.
According to a statement from police, "the victim was sitting on his porch in front of his residence holding his 6-month-old daughter when Hunter allegedly walked up and shot the victim in the face. As the victim fell, the infant fell out of the victim’s arms and sustained a minor contusion to her head and back. The infant was transported to the hospital where she was treated and released."
Hunter was identified by witnesses as the shooter, according to police.