Kenner man charged with negligent injuring

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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:  Lt. Brian McGregor

 Email:     bmcgregor@kennerpd.com

 Office:    (504) 712-2252

 Date:     5/15/17

Kenner man charged with negligent injuring and illegal use of weapons

 Kenner - On Sunday, May 14, 2017, the Kenner Police Department arrested Mario Iboy De La Cruz, 18, who provided the home address of 3676 W. Loyola Drive, in Kenner.  Mario Iboy De La Cruz was charged with the crimes of negligent injuring and illegal use of weapons. 

 On Sunday, May 14, 2017, at approximately 01:43 a.m., nursing staff at Ochsner Kenner, reported that at 17-year-old, male had arrived at the hospital with a gunshot wound to his abdominal area.  From the investigation, it was learned that the victim and Mario Iboy De La Cruz, who are acquainted had arrived together and was outside the Mazaj Restaurant & Café, located at 3244 Georgia Avenue, in Kenner, when Cruz brandished a handgun and began showing a group of subjects a Glock 19, 9 mm, handgun.  While displaying the handgun, Cruz pointed the handgun at the victim and pulled the trigger at which time the gun discharged striking the victim in the abdomen area, piercing the victim’s kidney, liver, and diaphragm.   Cruz then transported the victim to the hospital.

 Kenner Police Chief Michael Glaser encourages anyone who has information concerning this shooting, to contact Detective Arthur Coll at (504) 712-2398.  At the time of this press release, Mario Iboy De La Cruz, remains in custody, no bond has been set.    The victim who was shot remains in the hospital in stable condition.     

 

 
 

Michael
J.
Glaser

Chief of Police

 

 
 
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Kenner, LA. 70062

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