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NOPD Investigates Fifth District Homicide

by Gary Scheets

January 7, 2023

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Fifth District, Homicide

NOPD Investigates Fifth District Homicide

The NOPD is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred in the Fifth District. 

Around 1:33 a.m. Fifth District officers responded to a call reporting a man down in the 1600 block of Marigny Street. Upon arrival, they discovered an adult male victim suffering from a single gunshot wound. The victim died at the scene.

No further information is available at this time. 

The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office will determine official cause of death and release the victims’ names upon completion of autopsy and notification of families.

Homicide Detective Michael Poluikis is leading the ongoing investigation. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the Homicide Unit at 504-658-5300 or call Crimestoppers anonymously at 504-822-1111 and toll-free at 1-877-903-7867.