Person of interest sought in July 27 Canal Street stabbing death

New Orleans Police have released surveillance footage of a person of interest wanted in connection to a deadly stabbing incident on Canal Street July 27.

The stabbing occurred shortly before 1:30 a.m. in the 800 block of Canal Street, according to New Orleans Police. A male victim died in the incident, police added.

Police believe that the person pictured above may have information pertinent to the investigation.

The person of interest wanted in connection to a July 27 deadly stabbing incident on Canal Street, according to NOPD.

The person was described as dressed in all black clothing, a stocking cap, wearing brown shoes and seen possessing a distinguishable dark-colored draw-string bag with a white/silver stipe across its back, according to New Orleans Police.

Anyone with information regarding the identity and/or whereabouts of person is asked to contact the NOPD Homicide Division at 504-658-6300. Anonymous callers can contact Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or 877-903-7867.