Members of the New Orleans Police Department are investigating a Homicide that left an unidentified woman dead. The offense occurred on today, April 8, 2022, in the 2200 block of Cobblestone Lane.
According to investigators, shortly before 1:30 P.M., Fourth District officers responded to a call of an Aggravated Battery by Shooting and upon their arrival, officers located the victim inside of an apartment suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to her body. Emergency Medical Technicians arrived on scene and pronounced the woman dead.
Homicide detectives are in the process of gathering information to identify the person(s) responsible for the offense and a motive.
The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office will conduct an autopsy to determine the exact cause of death and release the victim’s name.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact NOPD Homicide Det. Walter Edmonds at 504-658-5300, or to call anonymously to Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111 or toll free at 1-877-903-7867.