Arrest made in aggravated battery by shooting

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Michael J. Glaser

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Kenner, LA 70062

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 Contact:  Lt. Michael Cunningham


 Office:    (504) 712-2420

 Date:     2/18/19

*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 Police are investigating an aggravated battery by shooting, the suspect was believed to be barricaded in a residence, SWAT Team made entry into residence suspect not located.


 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.

 Kenner Police SWAT team arrived at the residence and attempts were made to make contact with Green.  Gas was deployed into the residence with no contact.  SWAT made entry into the house and was unable to locate Green.  Police are now searching the residence for evidence of the shooting and the handgun used in the aggravated battery.

 An arrest warrant has been obtained for Green for the crime of RS14:34 Aggravated Battery.

 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.




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