KENNER POLICE DEPARTMENT
Michael J. Glaser
Chief of Police
500 Veterans Boulevard
FAX (504) 712-2209
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Lt. Brian McGregor
Kenner man shot in back during robbery attempt
- On Monday, April 13, 2015, at approximately 9:00 p.m., a
21-year-old male was shot in the back in the 2600 block of Helena
Street, in Kenner.
victim reports that he was in front of his residence when he was
approached by a group of males (6).
One male suspect demanded his money and stuck the victim in the
face. A second member of
the group of males then produced a handgun and pointed it at the victim.
The victim fled on foot and the suspect with the handgun fired
several shots striking the victim in the upper back.
was transported to LSU Interim Hospital (University Hospital) where he
was treated and listed in stable condition.
(6) are described to be black males, around 15 to 19 years old.
One was said to be between 6’3” to 6”6 in height, wearing a black
shirt and pants. A second
suspect was described to be 5’0” to 5’3” in height, wearing a gray shirt
and white jeans.
Police Chief Michael J. Glaser urges anyone with information concerning
this shooting / robbery attempt, to call the Kenner Police Detective
Vincent Miranti at (504) 712-2330 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.