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NOPD Investigates Fifth District Double Homicide

by Gary S. Scheets

June 9, 2022

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Fifth District, Homicide

NOPD Investigates Fifth District Double Homicide

The NOPD is investigating a double-homicide that occurred in the Fifth District.

Around 5:03 p.m., officers in the area responded to shots fired in the 1900 block of O’Reilly Street.

Upon arrival, they discovered two adult male victims suffering from an undetermined number of gunshot wounds.

One victim died at the scene. The second victim was transported to a local hospital where he later died.

No further information is available at this time. The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office will determine official cause of death and release the victims’ names upon completion of autopsy and notification of families.

Homicide Detective Jamaane Roy is leading the ongoing investigation.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the Homicide Unit at 504-658-5300 or call Crimestoppers anonymously at 504-822-1111 and toll-free at 1-877-903-7867.