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NOPD Investigating Homicide in Fourth District

by Aaron E. Looney

August 26, 2022

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Fourth District, Homicide

NOPD Investigating Homicide in Fourth District

The NOPD is investigating a homicide that occurred today (August 26, 2022) in the 700 block of Teche Street that left one person dead.

At about 11:52 a.m., NOPD Fourth District officers responded to a call of shots fired at the intersection of Teche and Red Allen Way. Upon arrival, officers located a male subject down in the block and having sustained multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transported via EMS to a local hospital, where he was declared deceased.

Investigators are currently in the process of gathering evidence and information to identify the person(s) responsible for this incident, as well as a motive. No additional details are currently available.

The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office will identify the victim and official cause of death upon completion of autopsy and notification of family.

Anyone with additional information on this incident is asked to contact NOPD Homicide Detective Maurice Stewart at 504-658-5300, or to call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.