The NOPD is investigating a homicide today (March 13, 2021) in the 4600 block of Washington Avenue that left one person dead.
At about 1:25 p.m., NOPD Second District officers responded to a call of an aggravated battery by shooting at the location. Upon arrival, officers located a male victim with multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a local hospital, where he was 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 available at this time.
The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office will identify the victim and official cause of death upon completion of autopsy and notification of family.
Homicide Detective Thaddeus Williams is in charge of the ongoing investigation and can be reached at 504-658-5300 with any information that can aid the investigation. Those with information can also call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.