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New Orleans police are currently investigating the murder of a popular New Orleans comedian. Brandon “Boogie B” Montrell was shot multiple times in his car outside Rouses in the 700 block of Barron Street on Friday around 4 p.m. Montrell had just returned to the city from a trip to Los Angeles, according to a relative. On January 15, he was scheduled to perform a comedy show at the Comedy House in NOLA. Montrell was born in New Orleans and spent his childhood in Tampa before returning to Louisiana and graduating from Bonnabel High School before attending Delgado Community College. He later moved to Washington, D.C., and became a comedian. He worked on Hood Comedian Stars, Master P. Montrell also recorded the hit song “Catch the Wall” with his cousin and recording artist Hotboy Ronald. His mother, Sherilyn Price, released the following statement. “My son was not just. the victim of a stray bullet,” said his mother, Sherilyn Price. “He is the victim of decades of neglect that have left the youth of New Orleans with no hope for the future and no real fear of consequences. It’s time for leaders in our city and around the world to do their part. It is important who is the president, who is the governor, who is the mayor. Leaders create opportunities, including the opportunity to live in peace without fear of random violence.” New Orleans police are searching for two wanted suspects in connection with the shooting. The people in the picture should be considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information or who can locate these individuals is urged to contact the Homicide Unit at (504) 658-5300 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877- 903-7867. The New Orleans Police Department’s Homicide Unit is also asking for the public’s assistance in locating a person of interest. Diamonic Smith is currently wanted as a person of interest. He is not currently wanted on criminal charges, but investigators believe he may have information vital to the investigation. Stay with WDSU for more updates.

New Orleans police are currently investigating the murder of a popular New Orleans comedian.

Brandon “Boogie B” Montrell was shot multiple times in his car outside Rouses in the 700 block of Barron Street on Friday around 4 p.m.

Montrell had just returned to the city from a trip to Los Angeles, according to a relative. He was scheduled to perform a comedy show at the Comedy House in NOLA on January 15th.

Montrell was born in New Orleans and spent his childhood in Tampa before returning to Louisiana and graduating from Bonnabel High School before attending Delgado Community College.

Brandon Montrell

He later moved to Washington, D.C., and became a comedian. He worked on Hood Comedian Stars with Master P.

Montrell also recorded the hit song “Catch the Wall” with his cousin and recording artist Hotboy Ronald.

His mother, Sherilyn Price, released the following statement.

“My son wasn’t just the victim of a stray bullet,” said his mother, Sherilyn Price. “He is the victim of decades of neglect that have left the youth of New Orleans with no hope for the future and no real fear of consequences. It’s time for leaders in our city and around the world to do their part. It is important who is the president, who is the governor, who is the mayor. Leaders create opportunities, including the ability to live in peace without fear of random violence.”

New Orleans police are searching for two wanted suspects in connection with the shooting. The persons depicted should be considered armed and dangerous.

wanted suspects

Anyone with information or who can locate these individuals is urged to contact the Homicide Unit at (504) 658-5300 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-7867.

The New Orleans Police Department’s Homicide Unit is also asking for the public’s assistance in locating a person of interest.

person of interest

Diamonic Smith is currently wanted as a person of interest. He is not currently wanted on criminal charges, but investigators believe he may have information vital to the investigation.

Stay with WDSU for more updates.

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