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NOPD Investigating Homicide on Alabo Street

by Juan D Barnes Sr

August 3, 2018

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Fifth District, Homicide

NOPD Investigating Homicide on Alabo Street

The NOPD is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred last night, August 2, 2018, in the 900 block of Alabo Street.

Shortly before 10:30 p.m., Fifth District officers responded to a call of an aggravated battery by shooting at a residence in the area. Upon arrival, officers discovered an adult male victim on the front porch suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the head. The 27-year-old male victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

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.

No further information is available at this time. The Orleans Parish Coroner's Office will determine official cause of death for the deceased victim and release the deceased victim's name, upon completion of autopsy and notification of family. 

Homicide Detective Jamaane Roy is in charge of the ongoing investigation and can be reached at 504-658-5300 with any information regarding this incident.

Citizens with information that can help solve a crime are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.  

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