NOPD is investigating a homicide that took place in the 6100 block of North Claiborne Avenue.
This evening, August 24, 2021 at around 10:57 p.m., Fifth district officers were dispatched to the 6100 block of North Claiborne Avenue to a call of an aggravated battery by shooting. Upon arrival, they found an unresponsive unidentified adult male lying on the ground in a parking lot. The victim was suffering from apparent multiple gunshot wounds and was later pronounced dead on the scene by EMS.
The investigation is on-going and detectives are attempting to determine a motive and a suspect(s) in the incident.
The Orleans Parish Coroner's Office will release the victim's name and the official cause of death.
If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact Homicide Detective Jamerson Diesburg 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.