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NOPD Investigating Homicide in Fifth District

by Aaron E. Looney

January 25, 2023

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Fifth District, Homicide

NOPD Investigating Homicide in Fifth District

The NOPD is investigating homicide that occurred today (January 25, 2023) In the 5300 block of Marais Street that left one victim dead.

At about 4:02 p.m., NOPD Fifth District officers responded to a call of a male subject down at the location. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male victim who has sustained a gunshot wound. The victim was transported via EMS to a local hospital, where he was later declared deceased.

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. Investigation into this incident is active and ongoing. No additional information is currently available.

Anyone with information that can assist in this investigation is urged to contact NOPD Homicide Det. Ryan Aucoin at 504-658-5300, or to report information anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP (7867).