The NOPD is investigating a homicide that occurred today (December 31, 2022) at the intersection of Conti and David streets that left one person dead.
At about 11:02 a.m., NOPD Third District officers responded to a call of shots fired at the location. Upon arrival, officers located an unresponsive gunshot wound victim inside of a crashed automobile in a parking lot. 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 that can assist in this ongoing investigation is urged to contact NOPD Homicide Unit Det. Matthew Riffle at 504-658-5300. Those seeking to provide information anonymously can do so by contacting Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111.