Alexander Kirby Bio
Alexander Kirby is the man who now stands accused of shooting a woman to death on Bourbon Street, according to the New Orleans Police Department.
Alexander Kirby Accused Women Murder
According to authorities, police patrolling the French Quarter responded to a shooting in the 900 blocks of Bourbon about 12:15 a.m. They found a woman who had been shot in the face, and paramedics took her to a local hospital, where she was pronounced dead.
Clover Grill waitress killed in Bourbon Street shooting, a neighbor says. A police source with direct knowledge of the investigation said Alexander Kirby—who was booked on charges of second-degree murder and aggravated assault—is the woman’s ex-boyfriend. https://t.co/2Jt3PjIcrS
— NOLA.com (@NOLAnews) May 16, 2019
#NOPD arrested Alexander Kirby (DOB: 05-09-1986) in homicide by shooting earlier today (May 16, 2019) in 900 blk of Bourbon Street,” the New Orleans Police Department announced. According to NOLA.com, the police investigation took place “inside the Clover Grill, a 24-hour diner on the block.” A sign said the diner was temporarily closed after the shooting.
— Meghan Kee (@MeghanKeeWWL) May 16, 2019
“Kirby was detained on the scene by LSP & French Quarter Task Force. He was booked for second-degree murder & agg. assault w/a firearm” wrote the NOPD. It’s not yet clear whether Kirby had any tie to the 33-year-old woman who was shot or what the alleged motive is for the homicide.
In a press release, NOPD added, “The NOPD has arrested Alexander Kirby (DOB: 05-09-1986) in connection with this incident. Kirby was detained at the scene by Louisiana State Police and French Quarter Task Force officers. Through investigation, he was
The Women Was Shot in the Face, Police Say
— Sophia Germer (@SophiaGermer) May 16, 2019
The NOPD announced that the shooting occurred on May 16, 2019, in the 900 blocks of Bourbon Street.
“At about 12:16 a.m., NOPD Eighth District officers responded to a call of an aggravated battery by shooting at the location,” police wrote in a news release. “Upon arrival, officers discovered an adult female at the scene with an apparent gunshot wound to the face. The victim was transported via EMS to a local hospital, where she was pronounced deceased.”
Kirby was detained at the scene. “The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office will determine official cause of death and release the victim’s name, upon completion of autopsy and notification of family,” police wrote, adding, “Anyone with additional information on this incident is asked to contact Eighth District Detective Aaron Harrelson or Homicide Detective Brett Mathes at 504-658-5300, or call anonymously to Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.”
Alexander Kirby Was Previously Record
According to the Advocate, it’s not Kirby’s first encounter with the law.
“Prosecutors charged him several years ago in a drug distribution case, but they later dropped the case,” The Advocate reported.
No other details were immediately available.