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*UPDATE: Suspect John Green is in police custody. At 12:15 AM this morning Green, accompanied by his mother, surrendered himself to Kenner Police. Greenís mother also relinquished a handgun to authorities which is believed to be the gun used in the shooting. Green was booked at the Kenner Jail with the crime of RS14:34 Aggravated Battery.
Kenner - On February 17, 2019 at 9:10 AM officers responded to Ochsner Hospital in Kenner in reference to a gunshot victim who transported himself to the hospital. The victim was shot in the arm and injuries were non-life threatening.
The victim and a witness who was at the hospital, advised they were in a house located at 833 Champaigne Drive Kenner at 9:00 AM that same morning. The victim and witness, friends of the suspectís family, were having a conversation when the suspect identified to be John Green, 17, Kenner injected himself into the conversation. Green then produced a handgun and shot the victim without provocation. The witness believed Green to still be at the Champaigne address and was armed.
In June 2018, a search warrant was executed at the same residence in reference to a New Orleans Police homicide investigation in which Green was a suspect. Green was not charged in that homicide investigation.
Anyone having any information on the whereabouts of John Green are ask to contact the Kenner Police at (504) 712-2222 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.
Kenner Police Chief Michael J. Glaser urges anyone who has any information about these incidents to call the Kenner Police at (504) 712-2222 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.