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NOPD Investigating Homicide in Seventh District

by Aaron E. Looney

August 17, 2022

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Homicide, Seventh District

NOPD Investigating Homicide in Seventh District

The NOPD is investigating a homicide that occurred today (August 17, 2022) in the 7700 block of Haney Drive that left one person dead.

At about 5:05 p.m., NOPD Seventh District officers responded to a call of a shooting at the location. Upon arrival, officers located a male subject lying in the road and having sustained a gunshot wound(s). The victim was transported via EMS to a local hospital, where he was declared deceased.

Multiple individuals have been detained for questioning in this investigation. As of this writing, no arrests have been made

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 Rayell Johnson 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.