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NOPD Investigating Homicide in First District

by Aaron E. Looney

June 27, 2022

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: First District, Homicide

NOPD Investigating Homicide in First District

The NOPD is investigating a homicide that occurred today (June 27, 2022) in the 1400 block of Iberville Street and left one person dead.

At about 9;26 p.m., NOPD received a call of shots fired in the area that was soon after increased to an aggravated battery by shooting. Upon arrival, officers discovered a female victim on scene and having sustained multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transported via EMS to a local hospital, where she was later declared deceased.

Investigators are currently in the process of gathering evidence and information to identify the person(s) responsible for this incident, as well as a motive. No additional details are currently available.

The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office will identify the victim and official cause of death upon completion of autopsy and notification of family.

Anyone with additional information on this incident is asked to contact NOPD Homicide Unit detectives at 504-658-5300 or call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.