The NOPD is investigating a homicide that occurred today (November 22, 2023) in the 300 block of South Norman C. Francis Parkway that left one person dead.
At about 9:50 a.m., NOPD First District officers responded to a call of a subject down at the location. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male who was found to have sustained a gunshot wound to the abdomen. The victim was transported via EMS to a local hospital, where he was declared deceased.
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 currently available.
The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office will identify the victims and official causes of death upon completion of autopsy and notification of family.
Anyone with additional information that can aid in this investigation is urged to contact NOPD Homicide Section detectives at 504-658-5300. Those wishing to report information anonymously can do so by calling Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.
Have a question or correction? Please email NOPD’s Public Affairs Division at firstname.lastname@example.org.