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NOPD Investigating Homicide on Downman

by Juan D. Barnes, Sr

February 25, 2017

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Homicide, Seventh District

NOPD Investigating Homicide on Downman

The NOPD is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred tonight, February 25, 2017 in the 4300 block of Downman Road.

At about 8:26 p.m., Seventh District officers responded to a call of a victim down. Upon arrival, officers discovered the unresponsive body of an unidentified adult victim lying in the parking lot, between two vehicles suffering from apparent multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office will release the victim’s name and official cause of death.

Homicide Detective Robert Barrere is in charge of 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 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.

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