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NOPD Investigates Homicide on Chef Menteur

by Officer Juan D. Barnes, Sr

April 30, 2017

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Homicide, Seventh District

NOPD Investigates Homicide on Chef Menteur

The NOPD is investigating a homicide in the 6700 block of Chef Menteur Highway.

At around 12:24 p.m., Seventh District officers responded to a call of a male shot in the area. When officers arrived, they observed an unidentified adult male victim lying face up inside of a convenience store suffering from a gunshot wound(s). The victim was pronounced dead on scene by EMS.

Investigators are currently in the process of gathering evidence and information to identify the person(s) responsible in this incident, as well as a motive.

The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office will release the victim’s name and official cause of death.

If you have any information about this incident, please contact Homicide Division Detective Maggie Darling at 504-658-5300. Citizens with information that can help solve crimes are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.

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