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NOPD Investigating Homicide in Seventh District

by Karen A Boudrie

March 24, 2023

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Homicide, Seventh District

NOPD Investigating Homicide in Seventh District

The NOPD is investigating a homicide that occurred today (March 23, 2023) in the 6500 block of Vergilian Street in the Seventh District.

 At about 8:19 p.m., NOPD responded to a call of a shooting at the location.  Upon arrival officers found an unknown adult male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds in a vehicle that had crashed in a parking lot. The victim was declared deceased on 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.

Anyone with additional information on this incident is urged to contact NOPD Homicide Det. Reyell Johnson at 504-658-5300 or Crimestoppers anonymously at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.