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NOPD Investigating Homicide in Seventh District

by Kaitlin M Landry

November 21, 2023

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Homicide, seventh district

NOPD Investigating Homicide in Seventh District

The NOPD is investigating a homicide that occurred in the 14700 block of Chef Menteur Highway that left one juvenile dead.

At about 5:20 p.m., NOPD Seventh District officers responded to an initial call of a shot person at the location. Upon arrival, officers located one unresponsive juvenile male inside of a residence who sustained at least one gunshot wound. The victim was declared deceased on scene.

Investigators are gathering evidence and information to identify the person(s) responsible for this incident and a motive. There are no additional details presently available.

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

Anyone with additional information to assist in this investigation is urged to contact NOPD Homicide Section detectives at 504-658-5300. Those wishing to report information anonymously can call Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.


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