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Person of Interest Sought in 6th Ward Fatal Shooting

April 19, 2013

New Orleans Police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating 25-year-old Dale Lambert who may have additional information regarding the shooting that left one man dead and another man injured.  The shooting occurred on Friday, March 22, 2013.      

At approximately 5:00 P.M., officers responded to reports of gunfire in the 2100 block of Saint Ann Street where a 30-year-old man sustained multiple gunshot wounds to his body and a 39-year-old man sustained a gunshot wound to his ankle.  The 30-year-old man was pronounced dead on the scene and the 39-year-old man was transported to the hospital.   

Homicide Detective Michael McCleery is in charge of the investigation and can be reached at 658-5300. 

A photograph of Dale Lambert is below. 

Citizens with information that can help solve this crime are asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP(7867).  You could receive a cash reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest and indictment of the responsible person(s).  You do not have to give your name nor testify to receive the reward.   Citizens can also submit an anonymous tip online to CRIMESTOPPERS at

Any person who, after the commission of a felony, shall harbor, conceal, or aid the offender, knowing or having reasonable ground to believe that he has committed the felony, and with the intent that he may avoid or escape from arrest, trial, conviction, or punishment shall be charged with R.S. 14:25; Relative to Accessories After the Fact.  

An accessory after the fact may be tried and punished, notwithstanding the fact that the principal felon may not have been arrested, tried, convicted, or amenable to justice.   

Whoever becomes an accessory after the fact shall be fined not more than five hundred dollars, or imprisoned, with or without hard labor, for not more than five years, or both; provided that in no case shall his punishment be greater than one-half of the maximum provided by law for a principal offender.

The New Orleans Police Department, under the leadership of Superintendent Ronal W. Serpas, is engaged in a complete transformation in its approach to ensuring that New Orleans is a safer place to live, work and visit.  The police force is committed to transparency, accountability, collaboration and integrity.  To learn more about the NOPD and our services, visit    



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