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NOPD Investigating Homicide in First District

by Aaron E. Looney

November 22, 2023

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: First District, Homicide

NOPD Investigating Homicide in First District

The NOPD is investigating a homicide that occurred on November 22, 2023, in the 2200 block of Canal Street and left one person dead and another injured.

At about 7:58 p.m., NOPD First District officers responded to a call of a shot person at the location. Upon arrival, officers located an unresponsive adult male on scene who had sustained multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transported via EMS to a local hospital, where he was later declared deceased.

Investigators also learned of a second adult male who arrived at a local hospital via private conveyance for treatment of a gunshot wound. The victim was later determined to have been injured in this incident.

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 deceased victim and official cause of death upon completion of autopsy and notification of family.

Anyone with additional information on this incident is asked to contact NOPD Homicide Section detectives at 504-658-5300, or to call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.


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