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NOPD Investigates Fourth District Homicide

by Gary S. Scheets

January 29, 2023

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Fourth District, Homicide

NOPD Investigates Fourth District Homicide

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

Around 10:50 p.m. a call reporting shots fired and a single vehicle accident was reported near the intersection of Dickens Place and Zion Street. 

Upon arrival, officers discovered an unresponsive adult male victim suffering from a gunshot wound near the vehicle. 

The victim was pronounced deceased 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 John Bakula 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.