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NOPD Investigates Homicide on Louisa Street

by Dawne Massey

May 12, 2017

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Fifth District, Homicide

NOPD Investigates Homicide on Louisa Street

NOPD is investigating a homicide that took place on Louisa Street near St. Claude Avenue this morning (May 12).


At approximately 10 a.m. officers responded to a call of gunshots in the 1100 block of Louisa Street. Upon arrival they discovered a middle-aged black male lying on the sidewalk and suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead on the scene.


The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office identifies victims and determines the official cause of death.


If you have any information about this incident please contact the Homicide Division at 504-658-5300. Citizens with information that can help solve crimes are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.