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NOPD Investigating Homicide in Seventh District

by Kaitlin M Landry

May 19, 2024

Categories: Be on the Lookout

NOPD Investigating Homicide in Seventh District

The NOPD is investigating a shooting that occurred in the 4500 block of Werner Drive this morning (May 19, 2024) that left one man dead. 

At 6:35 a.m., Seventh District officers responded to the call of a shooting at the location. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male victim suffering from gunshot wounds in front of a residence. 

The victim was transported to the hospital by EMS, where he was later pronounced deceased. 

Investigators are gathering evidence and information 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 that can assist in this investigation is asked to contact NOPD Homicide Section detectives at 504-658-5300 or to call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111.


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