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NOPD Investigates Homicide on Dale Street

by Danielle B. Miller

September 29, 2018

Categories: Be on the Lookout, On Duty

Topics: Homicide, Seventh District

NOPD Investigates Homicide on Dale Street

The NOPD is investigating a homicide that occurred Friday (Sept. 28) evening in the Seventh District.

Seventh District officers responded to a medical call in the 4300 block of Dale Street. Upon arrival, officers discovered one adult male victim lying inside of an unoccupied residence, suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced dead on scene by EMS.

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.

Investigation into this incident is ongoing. The Orleans Parish Coroner's Office will determine the official cause of death and release the victim's name, upon completion of an autopsy and notification of family. 

Homicide Detective Leonard Bendy is leading the ongoing investigation and can be reached at 504-658-5300. Citizens with information that can help solve a crime are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll free at 1877-903-7867.