2nd Update in Fatal Shooting Investigation at 4715 Westheimer Road
September 09, 2021 - Charges have been filed against a third suspect arrested in the fatal shooting of two men at 4715 Westheimer Road about 5:15 p.m. on August 21.
The third suspect, Khalil Jden Nelson (b/m, 19), is charged with two counts of capital murder in the 482nd State District Court. Two other suspects, Frederick Dwayne Jackson (b/m, 19) and Anthony Rayshard Jenkins (b/m, 21), are also charged with two counts of capital murder in the 337th State District Court
Booking photos of all three suspects are attached to this news release.
One victim, New Orleans Police Detective Everett Briscoe, 41, was pronounced deceased at the scene. The second victim, Dyrin Riculfy, 43, was pronounced deceased on August 31.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant J. Stroble and Detectives R. Waterwall, L. Osborn and A. Bock reported:
Off-duty Officer Briscoe and his friend, Mr. Riculfy, were dining on the patio of the restaurant at the above address when two black male suspects wearing hoodies approached them and attempted to rob the men. One or more of the suspects then fired at the victims, striking both of them. The suspects fled the scene in a gray Nissan Altima. Paramedics transported both victims to an area hospital, where Officer Briscoe was pronounced deceased.
An initial investigation led to the identities of Jackson and Jenkins as suspects in this case. Jenkins was taken into custody on Wednesday (Aug. 25) and Jackson was arrested on August 26.
On September 8, Nelson was identified as the third and final suspect in this case and he was taken into custody and subsequently charged for his role in the shootings.
Khalil Jden Nelson
Frederick Dwayne Jackson
Anthony Rayshard Jenkins
2nd Update: VHS/JKS 9-9-21
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