NEW ORLEANS – A man wanted after a deadly Mother’s Day shooting on Lafreniere Street surrendered to police Friday morning.
According to the New Orleans Police Department, 21-year-old Donnel Brown III surrendered to officers with his attorney present and was booked on second-degree murder and attempted second-degree murder charges.
Police say Brown was wanted in connection with the murder of 35-year-old Herbert Foster On May 13. Officers working in the area said they heard gunshots in the 1400 block of Lafreniere St. and found Foster in the middle of the street with gunshot wounds. Paramedics pronounced Foster dead at the scene.
Officers also found a teenager with a gunshot wound to her leg.
The NOPD says detectives later identified Brown as the alleged shooter and a warrant was issued for his arrest.