NEW ORLEANS - The NOPD is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred today (November 30, 2021) in the 3800 block of Washington Avenue.
At around 9:09 p.m., NOPD Sixth District officers responded to shots fired at the location. Upon arrival, officers discovered an adult male suffering with a gunshot wound. EMS pronounced the victim deceased at the scene.
Investigators are in the process of gathering evidence and information to identify the person(s) responsible for this incident, as well as a motive.
The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office will determine the official cause of death and release the victim’s name upon completion of an autopsy and the notification of family.
Homicide Detective James Fyfe is leading the ongoing investigation and can be reached at 504-658-5300 with any additional information regarding this incident or call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.