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NOPD Investigating Homicide in the Fifth District

by Paris Holmes

May 28, 2020

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Fifth District, Homicide

NOPD Investigating Homicide in the Fifth District

New Orleans - The NOPD is investigating a homicide that occurred on May 28, 2020 (today) in the Fifth District.

At around 2:43 p.m., NOPD Fifth District officers responded to a call of aggravated battery by shooting in the 2300 block of North Galvez. Upon arrival, officers found an adult male suffering with multiple 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 for this incident.

The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office will release the name of the victim after an autopsy and notification of family.

Homicide Detective Eric Illarmo is in charge of this ongoing investigation and can be reached at 504-658-5300 with any additional information. Those with information can also call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.