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NOPD Investigating a Homicide at Paris Avenue and Lafreniere Street

by Aaron E. Looney

June 27, 2017

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Homicide, Third District

NOPD Investigating a Homicide at Paris Avenue and Lafreniere Street

The NOPD is investigating a homicide that occurred today (June 27, 2017) at the intersection of Paris Avenue and Lafreniere Street.

Just after 5 p.m., Third District officers responded to a call of an aggravated battery by shooting in the area. Upon arrival, they discovered a male victim having suffered apparent gunshot wounds to the chest. The victim was transported via EMS to an area hospital, where he later died as a result of his injuries.

Investigators are currently in the process of gathering evidence and information to identify the person(s) responsible in this incident, as well as motive.

No further information in this incident is available at this time. The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office will determine official cause of death and release the victim’s name, upon completion of autopsy and notification of family.

Homicide Detective Rob Barrere 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.