The NOPD is investigating a homicide that occurred this evening (February 7, 2024) at the intersection of Dauphine and Lamanche streets that left one person dead.
At about 7:35 p.m., NOPD Fifth District officers responded to a call of a death at the location. Upon arrival, officers located an unresponsive male lying in the street and having sustained a gunshot wound(s). The victim was declared deceased on scene.
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 investigation is asked to contact NOPD Homicide Section detectives at 504-658-5300, or to call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.
Have a question or correction? Please email NOPD’s Public Affairs Division at email@example.com.