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NOPD Investigating Homicide on Louisa Street

by Aaron Looney

May 16, 2017

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Fifth District, Homicide

NOPD Investigating Homicide on Louisa Street

The NOPD is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred today (May 16, 2017) in the 3700 block of Louisa Street.

At about 5 p.m., Fifth District officers responded to a call of an aggravated battery by shooting in the area. Upon arrival, officers discovered an unresponsive male victim lying on the sidewalk and suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators are currently in the process of gathering evidence and information to identify the person(s) responsible in this incident, as well as a motive.

No further information is available at this time. The Orleans Parish Coroner's Office will determine official cause of death and release the victim's name, upon completion of autopsy and notification of family.

Homicide Detective Robert Bachelder is in charge of the ongoing investigation and can be reached at 504-658-5300 with any information regarding this incident. Citizens with information that can help solve a crime are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.