The NOPD is investigating a homicide that occurred this evening (December 21, 2022) at the intersection of South Carrollton and Tulane avenues that left one person dead.
At about 8:01 p.m., NOPD Third District officers responded to the location and discovered an adult male gunshot wound victim inside of a vehicle at the location. The victim was transported via EMS to a local hospital where, approximately two hours later, he was declared deceased. At that time, the incident was reclassified as a homicide.
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 release the identity of the victim and official cause of death upon completion of autopsy and notification of family.
Anyone with additional information on this incident is urged to contact NOPD Homicide Unit detectives at 504-658-5300. Those wishing to report information anonymously can do so by calling Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.