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NOPD Investigates Early Morning Homicide on Decatur Street

by Dawne Massey

June 15, 2017

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Eighth District, Homicide

NOPD Investigates Early Morning Homicide on Decatur Street

NOPD is investigating a homicide that occurred early this morning (June 15).


At approximately 1:15 a.m., a verbal altercation ensued between two subjects in the 200 block of Decatur Street. The altercation turned physical and moved to the 300 block of Decatur. Onlookers were able to break up the fight but the victim discovered she had been stabbed.  The perpetrator then fled the scene.


The 21-year-old victim was transported to a local hospital where she later expired.


The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office releases victims’ names and causes of death.


If you have information about this incident please contact the NOPD Homicide Division 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.