FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Sergeant Brian McGregor
Office: (504) 712-2252
Kenner man arrested in April shooting
Kenner-A Kenner man has been arrested concerning an April 29, 2013 shooting that was discovered at 31st & Panama Street, in Kenner. On Friday, June 07, 2013, members of the Kenner Police Department and U.S. Marshal’s Gulf Coast Regional Task Force arrested Cary “Mal” Bryant, 22, of 3045 Washington Street, in Kenner. Bryant was charged with attempt second degree murder and illegal possession of a stolen firearm concerning the April 29th shooting. In addition, at the time of arrest, Bryant was found to be in possession of 1.5 grams of crack cocaine and .3 grams of powder cocaine. Bryant was additionally charged with illegal possession of a Schedule II Controlled Dangerous Substance “Cocaine” total weight 1.8 grams.
Bryant remains in custody, no bond has been set. The Kenner Police Department has recovered the gun used in the shooting. The gun was stolen during a vehicle burglary that occurred April 17, 2013, in Kenner.
The original press release (April 29th) concerning the shooting is below:
ORIGINAL PRESS RELEASE:
Date: April 29, 2013
The Kenner Police Department is investigating an early morning shooting that was discovered at 31st & Panama Street, in Kenner.
At approximately 0318 hours, Monday, April 29, 2013, the Kenner Police Department responded to a traffic crash complaint in the 3000 block of Phoenix Street, in Kenner. A person contacted the Kenner Police Department reporting that a vehicle had struck a fence. As officers were responding to the location; additional calls were received reporting that an individual had been shot.
Responding officers arrived on scene, and located a 2008 Chevrolet
Impala which had crashed into a fence.
Inside, the vehicle they found 24 year old; Alcee Jones, of
Kenner, inside the vehicle.
Jones had been shot multiple times.
Jones was transported to a local hospital where he remains in
critical condition. At the
time of this email, no motive or suspect has been identified.
Chief Steve Caraway urges anyone with information concerning this incident to call Kenner Police Detective David Stromeyer at (504) 712-2214 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111. Detective Stromeyer is in charge of the investigation.
Kenner Police Department website: http://www.kennerpd.com