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NOPD Investigates Homicide in Third District

by Danielle B. Miller

March 8, 2018

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Homicide, Third District

NOPD Investigates Homicide in Third District

The NOPD is investigating a homicide that occurred at the intersection of General Ogden and Marks Streets.

Today, Third District officers received a call of an aggravated battery by shooting in the area just after 7 p.m. The incident was later updated to a homicide.

Upon arrival, officers discovered one adult male victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the body outside of a corner store in the area. The victim was pronounced dead on scene.

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

Anyone with additional information regarding this incident should contact Homicide Detective Peter Hansche 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.