Man wanted in connection to April 25 Bourbon Street shooting that injured 5 people

A 26-year-old man who is wanted in connection to at least two shooting incidents, including an April 24 shooting that injured five people on Bourbon Street, was identified Tuesday by New Orleans Police.

An arrest warrant was obtained for Darran Boykins for an investigation into aggravated battery by shooting that occurred in the 300 block of Bourbon Street shortly after 1 a.m., according to New Orleans Police.

Through an investigation, Eighth District detectives allegedly identified Boykins as the perpetrator in the Bourbon Street shooting that injured five people.

Boykins. Courtesy of NOPD.

In addition to the five counts of aggravated battery, Boykins is also sought in connection to an April 24 shooting that injured two people near the intersection of Jackson Avenue and Simon Bolivar Street, and a domestic violence incident in which he assaulted and kidnapped a woman in Algiers on March 25, according to New Orleans Police Superintendent Shaun Ferguson.

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