Lake Charles man wanted in shooting on Camp Street

(Photo: Intersection of Canal and Camp streets, seen from Chartres Street. | Infrogmation | CC)
New Orleans Police have issued an arrest warrant for a Lake Charles man wanted in connection to a shooting that left one person injured in the Central Business District Saturday.

Police obtained a warrant for Joshua Stewart, 19, who was positively identified as a suspect in the shooting that occurred just after 3 a.m. in the 100 block of Camp Street, according to New Orleans Police.

Stewart is wanted on charges of aggravated battery and illegal discharge of a firearm during a crime of violence, which stem from the alleged shooting.

Stewart is believed to have relocated back to Lake Charles following the incident, according to New Orleans Police.

Anyone with additional information on the shooting or on Stewart’s whereabouts is asked to contact Eighth District detectives at 504-658-6080. Anonymous callers can contact Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 877-903-7867.

Joshua Stewart | NOPD | Eric T. Styles
Lake Charles hurricane evacuee arrested in connection to shooting near Canal and St. Charles streets