The NOPD is investigating a homicide that occurred today (March 28, 2023) in the 8700 block of Almonaster Avenue that left one person dead.
At about 6:46 a.m., NOPD officers responded to a call of a subject down at the location. Upon arrival officers found the victim alongside the roadway with multiple gunshot wounds. The victim, an unknown black male, 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.
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 Det. Miles Guirreri 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.