NEW ORLEANS, LA. (THECOUNT) — Reginald Field, the dean of students at Andrew H. Wilson Charter School in New Orleans, has been identified as one of multiple victims shot dead in the area over the weekend.

Field, 50, the head dean of students at charter school, was shot and killed shortly after midnight Saturday in the 2400 block of A.P. Tureaud Avenue, in the 7th Ward, according to reports.


Within 48 hours from the time Field was killed, 14 other people were wounded or killed by gunfire in New Orleans, according to nola.

Around 10 p.m. the same day as Field’s homicide, two people were shot a block away from where Field was shot dead. Teenagers accounted for at least three of those who were shot.

Both people shot dead Sunday were killed in or on the edge of the 7th Ward neighborhood.

The school is located on General Pershing between South Tonti and South Miro streets. Field has been dean for the last four years.

Anyone with information about Field’s death is asked to contact NOPD Homicide Detective Bruce Brueggeman at 504-658-5300 or provide information anonymously through Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.


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