On Sunday, June 20th, 2010 at around 1:00 A.M., Third District
Officers responding to a call of shots fired in the 800 block of
Florida Avenue found a 52 year-old victim, later identified as Fred
Gibbs of Mississippi, lying on the floor inside a railroad locomotive
car suffering from multiple gunshot wounds after an apparent attempted
armed robbery. The victim was pronounced dead on the scene by EMS.
The perpetrator is described as a b/m subject in his 30's, with a dark
complexion, wearing a polo-type shirt with horizontal stripes.
Homicide Detectives are actively investigating this case.
If you have any further information on this incident or know the
whereabouts of the perpetrator, please call the Homicide Division at
658-5300. You may also call Crimestoppers anonymously at 822-1111.
Remember to report any suspicious persons or activities you see in
your neighborhood by calling 821-2222. In an emergency, call 911
Major Greg Elder
New Orleans Police Department
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