The NOPD is investigating a homicide that occurred today (August 10, 2022) in the 7800 block of Sail Street that left one person dead.
At about 5:30 p.m., NOPD Seventh District officers responded to a call of a shooting at the location. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male found to have 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 Walter Edmond 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.