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NOPD Investigates Homicide on Louisa Street

by Officer Juan D Barnes Sr

July 21, 2018

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Fifth District, Homicide

NOPD Investigates Homicide on Louisa Street

The NOPD is investigating a homicide in the 2200 block of Louisa Street.

At around 6:35 a.m., Fifth District officers responded to an aggravated battery by shooting call in the area. When officers arrived, they observed a 21-year-old male victim lying on the park’s field near the rear fence area suffering from apparent gunshot wounds to the body. The victim was pronounced dead on scene.

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.

The investigation is open and ongoing. 

The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office will release the victim’s name and official cause of death.

If you have any information about this incident, please contact Homicide Division Detective Berwick Nero at 504-658-5300. Citizens with information that can help solve crimes are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.

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