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NOPD Investigates Third District Homicide

by Gary S. Scheets

June 10, 2022

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Homicide, Third District

NOPD Investigates Third District Homicide

The NOPD is investigating a homicide that occurred in the Third District.

Around 7:48 p.m., officers responded to a call reporting shots fired in the 4900 block of Press Drive.

Upon arrival, they discovered an male victim suffering from an undetermined number of gunshot wounds.

The 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 Shondell Fields 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.