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NOPD Investigating Homicide in First District

by Aaron E. Looney

November 17, 2021

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: First District, Homicide

NOPD Investigating Homicide in First District

The NOPD is investigating a homicide that occurred this evening (November 17, 2021) in the 1100 block of North Rocheblave Street that left two victims dead.

At about 5:13 p.m., NOPD First District officers responded to a call of an aggravated battery by shooting at the intersection of Governor Nicholls Street and North Rocheblave Street. Upon arrival, they discovered two male victims in the 1100 block of North Rocheblave Street having sustained gunshot wounds. The victims were declared deceased at the scene.

Investigators are currently in the process of gathering evidence and information to identify the person(s) responsible for this incident, as well as a motive. No additional details are available at this time.

The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office will identify the victims and official cause of death upon completion of autopsy and notification of family.

Homicide Detective Mike Poluikis is in charge of the ongoing investigation and can be reached at 504-658-5300 or call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.