The NOPD is investigating a homicide that occurred this evening (November 24, 2023) in the 7600 block of Vincent Road and left a 17-year-old juvenile male dead.
At about 7:09 p.m., NOPD Seventh District officers responded to a call of a shot person at the location. Upon arrival, officers discovered the victim on scene with a gunshot wound. The victim was transported via EMS to a local hospital, where he was later 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 victim and official cause of death upon completion of autopsy and notification of family.
Anyone with additional information on this incident 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.