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KENNER POLICE DEPARTMENT

Michael J. Glaser

Chief of Police

 

PRESS RELEASE

 

 

500 Veterans Boulevard

Kenner, LA 70062

(504) 712-2200

FAX (504) 712-2209

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 Contact:  Sergeant Brian McGregor

 Email:     bmcgregor@kennerpd.com

 Office:    (504) 712-2252

 Date:      12/5/2014

Kenner man arrested for attempt murder

 Kenner - On Friday, December 05, 2014, at approximately 12:07 p.m., the Kenner Police Department responded to a shooting in the 400 block of Warren Street, in Kenner.  Upon arrival, officers met with the 25 year old victim, who advised he was sitting on his porch when a male suspect, later identified as Darren “D-Whiz” Thomas, 18, of 850 Reverend Richard Wilson Drive, apartment 2C, Kenner, began shooting at him.   Thomas shot at the victim multiple times striking the porch, handrail, garbage can, and the cell phone that the victim was holding.  Thomas fled the scene and was eventually located in the 400 block of Farrar Avenue, in Kenner, where he was arrested and taken into custody. 

 Thomas was identified by witnesses and the victim as the shooter in this incident.  No gun was recovered, but Thomas did test positive for gunshot residue, which showed he had recently fired a gun.   Thomas was charged with the crime of attempt second degree murder.  A motive for this incident remains under investigation. 

 At the time of this press release, Thomas remains in custody, no bond has been set. 

 Kenner Police Chief Michael J. Glaser urges anyone with information concerning Darren Thomas to call Kenner Police Detective Trey Hille at (504) 712-2213, or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111. 

 Kenner Police Department website:  http://www.kennerpd.com

 

 
 

Michael
J.
Glaser

Chief of Police

 

 
 
Kenner Police Complex

500 Veterans Blvd.

Kenner, LA. 70062

(504) 712-2200

 
 
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