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NOPD Investigates Sixth District Homicide

by Gary S. Scheets

December 23, 2018

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Homicide, Sixth District

NOPD Investigates Sixth District Homicide

The NOPD is investigating a homicide that claimed the life of an adult male Sunday night.


Sixth District officers responded to a call of an aggravated battery by shooting around 9:07 p.m. in the 2100 block of Willow Street.


Upon arrival, officers discovered an adult male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.


The victim was shot in the street and died at the scene.


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 further information is available at this time.


The Orleans Parish Coroner's Office will determine an official cause of death and release the victim's name, upon completion of autopsy and notification of family.


Homicide Detective Nick Williams is leading 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 and toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.