The NOPD is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred today (January 25, 2018) in the 7300 block of Beau Street.
Just after 5 a.m., Seventh District officers responded to a call of shots fired in the block. Upon arrival, officers discovered a male victim lying in the driveway of a residence suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a nearby hospital, where he later died as a result of his injuries.
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.
Investigation into the incident is ongoing. No further information is available at this time. The Orleans Parish Coroner's Office will determine official cause of death and release the victim's name, upon completion of autopsy and notification of family.
Homicide Detective Jamaane Roy 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.