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NOPD Investigating Homicide on Dreux Avenue

by Ambria Washington

October 18, 2016

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Homicide, Third District

NOPD Investigating Homicide on Dreux Avenue

The NOPD is investigating a homicide that occurred on Monday (Oct.17) in the 2400 block of Dreux Avenue.

At around 8:30 p.m., Third District officers responded to an aggravated battery by shooting. Once officers arrived, they discovered a male (DOB:08-3-1980) outside of a home suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest area. EMS transported the victim to the hospital. The victim later died from his injuries at the hospital.

This investigation is on-going. The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Officer will release the name of the victim and the official cause of death.

No further information is available at this time.

Homicide Detective Maggie McCourt is in charge of the ongoing investigation and can be reached at 504-658-5300 with any information regarding this incident.

Citizens with information that can help solve a crime are asked to call Crimestoppers at  504-822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.