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NOPD Investigating a Homicide on Amelia Street

by Aaron E. Looney

January 22, 2017

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Homicide, Sixth District

NOPD Investigating a Homicide on Amelia Street

The NOPD is investigating a homicide tonight (Jan. 22) near the intersection of Amelia Street and La Salle Street.

At about 8:22 p.m., Sixth District officers responded to a call of an unresponsive black male lying on the sidewalk on Amelia Street near its intersection with La Salle Street. Upon arrival, officers discovered the victim had suffered an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigation into this incident is ongoing. No further information is available at this time.

Homicide Detective Robert Bachelder 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.