The NOPD is investigating a homicide that occurred today (November 27, 2019) at the intersection of Gordon and North Robertson streets.
At about 6:44 p.m., the NOPD received a call of an aggravated battery by shooting at the location. NOPD Fifth District officers arrived at the scene and discovered an unresponsive male victim lying in the road and suffering from gunshot wound(s). The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, at which time the signal was changed to a homicide.
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 Arin Starzyk 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.