A woman reportedly upset by the quality of her food fired a handgun inside a Bourbon Street restaurant on July 28, according to the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD).
After becoming irate, according to the NOPD, the unknown black female punched a cook several times inside a restaurant in the 400 block of Bourbon Street, according to the NOPD. The incident occurred at approximately 2:20 a.m.
The cook stopped the fight and escorted the female out of the restaurant. The woman returned to the restaurant and pulled a handgun out of her purse, according to the NOPD, pointing it at the cook while demanding a refund.
After the woman was told to leave, according to the NOPD, she allegedly fired a shot into the back wall of the restaurant and disappeared into the crowd on Bourbon Street.
Police released a surveillance camera still to the public on July 30, which is shown above.
Several more alleged crimes were reported in the French Quarter between July 19 and July 27, according to local news media and the NOPD.
On July 19, the NOPD reported an alleged simple robbery that occurred at approximately 4:07 a.m. in the 900 block of St. Ann Street.
The NOPD released surveillance camera footage (pictured above) showing the alleged suspect on July 29.
Then on July 26, the NOPD reported an alleged shoplifting incident in the 400 block of North Peters Street. A picture of the suspect (shown above) was released by the NOPD on July 30.
On morning of July 27, according to nola.com, a 43-year-old man was stabbed by an unknown man following an argument near the intersection of St. Peter and Decatur streets by Jackson Square.
The verbal altercation happened at approximately 5:30 a.m. then a man pulled out a knife and stabbed the victim several times, nola.com reported. According to the newspaper, the man was taken to the hospital. The extent of his injuries weren’t immediately known.
The NOPD requests that anyone regarding information on these incidents or the suspects to call NOPD Eighth District Detectives at 504-658-6080. Anonymous callers are encouraged to contact Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 877-903-7867.