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NOPD Investigates Fatal Shooting on Kerlerec Street

by Officer Juan D. Barnes, Sr.

January 26, 2018

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: First District, Homicide

NOPD Investigates Fatal Shooting on Kerlerec Street

The NOPD is investigating a shooting that took place in the 1500 block of Kerlerec Street this morning (January 26, 2018).

At around 4:34 a.m., First District officers were dispatched to the 1500 block of Kerlerec Street to a call of an aggravated battery by shooting. Upon arrival, they found an adult male lying face down on the ground. 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.

No additional information is available at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact NOPD 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.