NEW ORLEANS -- Police Superintendent Ronal Serpas says several agencies are now looking for the suspects that shot and killed 25-year-old Deshawn Butler and his 7-month old son Deshawn Kinard.
Wednesday night a call came in for a shooting on General DeGaulle Drive and later turned to a horrific scene near the Crescent City Connection.
Police say someone opened fire at Butler, his son, and two women who were also in the car.
What's left of the black Honda is a busted rear window and the side door riddled with bullets.
Investigators say the shooting was gang-related.
“Our multi-agency gang unit has been investigating a dispute between the Fisher Fools and the Hot Blocks. Both of these gangs are in Algiers,” Serpas said.
Detectives say Butler was shot four times and died on the scene. His son was shot once and later died at the hospital.
Nadra Enzi, also known as “’Captain Black” is no stranger to the somber news.
He has worked with several troubled young men who have been involved in gangs directly.
He says for any change to happen neighbors need to stand together against violence first.
“It will be solved as a community in these streets,” Enzi said.
“That is talking to one another, working together and loving one another.”
Serpas said now he hopes the community will step up and give any information to help a grieving family.
“Today we call upon the people of New Orleans to stand with us and against these groups,” Serpas said.
The FBI and ATF have added $5,000 of additional Crimestoppers money, raising the total to $15,000.
Police are also looking for any information on the suspects’ black SUV with a silver or chrome bumper.