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New Orleans Rapper BTY YoungN Killed at 27

Updated May 15, 5:30PM


As NoDef reported, a shooting occurred Saturday (4.29) night in Hollygrove, leaving one man dead. Though the New Orleans Police Department has not yet made an official statement, it was confirmed publicly today that the previously unidentified victim was determined to be New Orleans-based rapper, BTY YoungN. He was 27. 

Overnight Crime Report: 7 Shot, 2 Fatally, 2 Unclassified Deaths, Rape, Mugging

The last 24 hours in NOLA were bloody. Two men died in shootings, another two expired from unknown causes, and three other people sustained non-fatal gunshot wounds according to the Major Offense Log (MOL). The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) also reported a rape and a mugging.

Electric Hackery: Power Outages Uptown

Uptown New Orleanians are reporting power outages. Energy has confirmed that almost three thousand residents are without electricity. A few of the outages were attributed to a downed power line, but as for the cause of the rest, residents are in the dark.

Hollygrove Man Missing Since New Year's Eve

Many people have missing memories of New Year’s Eve. However, sometimes, the loss is more severe. The New Orleans Police (NOPD) are seeking public assistance after a woman reported that her boyfriend has been missing since minutes before the fleur-de-lis dropped.

NOPD Makes Collar in Hollygrove Shooting

The Second District Investigative Unit made quick work of a shooting this week. On Thursday (10.23), a 32 year old man was shot near the intersection of Cambronne Street and Belfast Street. Before detectives had even left the scene, a suspect was in custody.

Crime Bits: Teen's Trombone Taken, St. Roch Guns Trashed

Updated 1:45 p.m.

An Algiers teen had his horn stolen Thursday night after a robber opened fire. Meanwhile, a trio of St. Roch gunmen trashed their guns and tried to run from police. Elsewhere, a pair of suspects were nabbed in connection with a Hollygrove homicide. Details in Crime Bits:

Overnight Shootings in French Quarter, Hollygrove, N.O. East

Update 10:30 a.m.

One person was killed and four others were wounded in overnight shootings across New Orleans, police said. The murder happened around 2:30 a.m. Monday (7-7) in Hollygrove. About 30 minutes later, a man was shot on Decatur St. in the French Quarter.

Crime Bits: June 20-23

Murder in the East, Streetcar Shooting

Seven people were shot in New Orleans over a 32-hour stretch that began just after midnight on Sunday (6-22), police said. The gush of gunfire claimed the life one of the victims, who was shot early Morning morning in eastern New Orleans.

Crime Bits: Sun. Night Shootings, French Quarter Robbery

In the weekend's lawless list, robbers dressed in drag and pilfered purses, and a burglar toting two guns went straight for the video games. Crescent City Crime Bits for Friday night, May 30- to Monday morning, June 2:

Hollygrove Market Parties in the Garden (PHOTOS)

by Brandon Robert

Hollygrove Market & Farm held their annual party in the garden last night, from 6 p.m.- 9p.m. Guests enjoyed food from Sylvain, Martinique Bistro, Boucherie, La Petite Grocery, High Hat, and many more vendors. Black Quick's soulful project, The Quickening, provided the music. Click through for photos by Brandon Robert. 

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