Two suspects arrested in connection of fatal shooting on Trapier Street

New Orleans, LA – According to the New Orleans Police Department, both suspects were arrested and taken into custody on Wednesday.

Police officials said that 40-year-old Traves Scott and 30-year-old Charles Penn will be booked accordingly into the Orleans Parish Justice Center.

The fatal shooting occurred right after 3 p.m. on June 8.

It happened in the 8000 block of Trapier Street.

NOPD Seventh District officers responded to a call of an aggravated battery by shooting at the location.

The responding officers located a male gunshot wound victim, later identified the victim as 26-year-old Derrell Brooks.

The victim was transported via EMS to a local hospital, where he was later pronounced deceased.

Through investigation, NOPD Homicide Unit detectives developed and positively identified Scott and Penn as perpetrators in this incident.

Please call NOPD Homicide Detective Nickolas Davis at 504-658-5300 if you have any information about this incident.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.