New Orleans Police identify man wanted in connection to Bourbon Street shooting

New Orleans Police are seeking the public’s help in locating a man wanted in connection to a shooting that injured a man on Bourbon Street Saturday.

A shooting was reported from inside a building in the 300 block of Bourbon Street shortly before 11 p.m. after a man tried to break up a fight and was shot in the leg, according to New Orleans Police.

The man was transported to a local hospital via ground ambulance.

Detectives identified John White, 30, as the perpetrator in the shooting, according to New Orleans Police.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of White is asked to contact Eighth District detectives at 504-658-6080. Anonymous callers can contact Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 877-903-7867. 

John White. Photo courtesy of NOPD; graphic by Eric T. Styles.