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NOPD Investigating a Homicide at South Saratoga and Erato

by Officer Juan D. barnes, Sr

November 25, 2016

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Homicide, Sixth District

NOPD Investigating a Homicide at South Saratoga and Erato

The NOPD Homicide Unit is investigating a fatal shooting that claimed the life of an adult male victim. The incident was reported on November 24, 2016, at around 11:53 p.m., near the intersection of South Saratoga and Erato Streets.

Officers were called out to investigate a call of a man shot on South Saratoga Street. Upon arrival, officers found the unresponsive victim in the driver seat of a 2000 Nissan Maxima suffering from apparent multiple gunshot wounds to the body. The victim was pronounced dead on the scene.

The investigation is on-going and detectives are investigating to determine a motive and a suspect(s) in the incident.

The Coroner's office will release the identity of the victim once his family is notified.

If you have any information about this incident please contact Homicide Detectives Nicholas Williams 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.