Suspect named in Bourbon Street shootings

Associated PressJuly 4, 2014 

NEW ORLEANS -- Police in New Orleans have identified a 20-year-old man as a suspect in the weekend Bourbon Street gunfight that killed one person and left nine injured.

A police news release said Trung T. Le, from Belle Chasse, is suspected of firing the first shot in the Sunday-morning shooting spree.

A warrant charging him with first-degree murder has been issued. He remained at large Friday and police chief Ronal Serpas issued a warning that anyone harboring him would be charged as an accessory.

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