2 Lake Charles men identified in Dec. 20 Magazine Street shooting in the CBD that left 1 injured

(Photo: Courtesy of NOPD)
Two Lake Charles men are wanted in an investigation into to a shooting that injured a 30-year-old man on Magazine Street Dec. 20, according to New Orleans Police.

New Orleans Police have obtained arrest warrants for 22-year-old Gevante Banks and 19-year-oild Harvy Jefferson, who are both wanted on suspicion of aggravated second-degree battery and illegal discharge of a firearm during a crime of violence.

The shooting occurred shortly after 4 a.m., in the 100 block of Magazine Street, where a man sustained a gunshot wound to the leg, according to New Orleans Police.

Through an investigation, New Orleans Police detectives identified as the alleged perpetrators in the shooting.

Anyone with additional information on this incident is asked to contact NOPD Eighth District detectives at 504-658-6080 or call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free 877-903-7867.