New Orleans police said at this time no charges would be made against a man who shot and killed a suspected home invader Thursday night in the French Quarter, FOX8 reported.
The home invasion suspect was knocking on the door and lunging at the homeowner when he opened it. According to a local news agency report
Neighbors told the Times Picquayne and the New Orleans Advocate that before the incident They saw a man who appeared to be intoxicated pulling a door handle in the neighborhood and was knocking on the door.
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“There was a lot of violence at 3 or 4 a.m.,” French Quarter resident Derek Terry told a local newspaper. “But I can ride a bike comfortably lately.”;
Crime increased in New Orleans in 2021, armed robbery increased by 25.5%, assaults increased by 44.8 percent, homicides with firearms increased by 22.4 percent, and non-lethal shootings increased by 79.5%, according to New. Orleans City Council Crime Control Panel.
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Your doctrine from Louisiana states that “A person who is not engaged in illegal activities and is in a place where he or she has a right to stay. There would be no duty to retreat before using lethal force… and may be able to stand the ground and meet with strength by force.”