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NOPD Investigating Homicide in the First District

by Paris Holmes

October 11, 2020

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: First District, Homicide

NOPD Investigating Homicide in the First District

New Orleans – The NOPD is investigating a homicide that occurred today (October 11, 2020) in the 900 block of North Robertson Street. 

At around 8:29 p.m., NOPD First District officers patrolling the area nearby heard shots fired.  When officers arrived at the location, they observed an unknown male suffering from a gunshot wound(s).  The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. 

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 available at this time. 

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

Homicide Detective Leonard Bendy is in charge of the ongoing investigation and can be reached at 504-658-5300 or call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.