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NOPD Investigates Homicide on Dorsett Drive

by Officer Juan D. Barnes, Sr

February 2, 2018

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Homicide, Seventh District

NOPD Investigates Homicide on Dorsett Drive

NOPD is investigating a shooting that took place in the 7700 block of Dorsett Drive. 

Tonight, (Feb. 1), at around 10:39 p.m., Seventh district officers were dispatched to the 7700 block of Dorsett Drive to a call of an aggravated battery by shooting. Upon arrival, they found an adult male lying on the ground in the driveway. The victim was suffering from an apparent gunshot wound(s) to the body and was pronounced dead on the scene.

Investigators are currently in the process of gathering evidence and information to identify the person(s) responsible in this incident, as well as a motive.

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

If you have any information regarding this please contact Homicide Detectives at 504-658-5300. Citizens with information that can help solve crimes are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.   

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