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NOPD Investigating a Murder at Tchoupitoulas and Peniston

by Aaron Looney

September 5, 2016

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Homicide, Sixth District

NOPD Investigating a Murder at Tchoupitoulas and Peniston

The NOPD is investigating a murder that occurred on Sunday, September 4, 2016 at the intersection of Tchoupitoulas and Peniston streets.

At about 11:27 p.m., Sixth District officers responded to a call of an aggravated battery by shooting in the area. Upon arriving on the scene, officers discovered an unknown male lying in the street suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to an area hospital via EMS and later died from his injuries.

Homicide Detective Tanisha Sykes 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 crimes are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.