NEW ORLEANS – Police have obtained an arrest warrant for a man they say is responsible for a deadly Mardi Gras shooting on St. Charles Avenue.
According to New Orleans Police, 21-year-old Eddie Dingle is wanted for second-degree murder after a shooting 2400 block of St. Charles Avenue.
Officers heard gunshots while working along the parade route and found 29-year-old Maurice Williams shot multiple times. Paramedics transported the victim to a hospital where he later died.
Investigators say the victim was involved in an argument with another man who allegedly pulled a gun and opened fire. NOPD homicide detectives identified Dingle as the alleged shooter and a warrant was issued for his arrest.
Anyone with information about Dingle’s whereabouts is asked to contact NOPD homicide detective Thaddeus Williams at 504-658-5300. Residents can also report information to Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.