The NOPD is investigating a homicide that occurred today (March 8, 2023) at the intersection of North Broad Street and St. Bernard Avenue that left one person dead.
At about 4:23 p.m., NOPD Third District officers were patrolling the area when they were flagged down by a concerned citizen who advised them that a shooting had occurred. Officers then discovered an unresponsive adult male subject down on the neutral ground, who had sustained multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was declared deceased on the scene.
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 urged to contact NOPD Homicide Detective Tanisha Smith at 504-658-5300. Those wishing to report information anonymously can do so by calling Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.