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NOPD Investigates Fifth District Homicide

by Gary S. Scheets

March 13, 2023

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Fifth District, Homicide

NOPD Investigates Fifth District Homicide

NEW ORLEANS - The NOPD is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred in the Fifth District. 

Around 10:44 p.m. Fifth District officers responded to a call reporting a male victim suffering from a gunshot wound in the 10 block of St. Claude Court.

Upon arrival they discovered an adult male victim suffering from a gunshot wound. 

The victim died at the scene. 

No further information is currently available. 

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 Walter Edmond is leading the ongoing investigation.

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