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NOPD Investigates First District Double Homicide

by Gary S. Scheets

December 30, 2021

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: First District, Homicide

NOPD Investigates First District Double Homicide

The NOPD is investigating a double homicide that occurred in the First District.

Around 7:04 p.m., First District officers responded to a call reporting shots fired in the 500 block of South Clark Street. Upon arrival, they discovered two male victims suffering from an undetermined number of gunshot wounds. Both victims died at the scene.

No further information is available at this time. The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office will determine official cause of death and release the victims’ names upon completion of autopsy and notification of families.

Homicide Detective Tanisha Sykes is leading the ongoing investigation. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the Homicide Unit at 504-658-5300 or call Crimestoppers anonymously at 504-822-1111 and toll-free at 1-877-903-7867.