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NOPD Investigating a Homicide in the First District

by Paris Holmes

September 30, 2021

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: First District, Homicide

NOPD Investigating a Homicide in the First District

NEW ORLEANS - The NOPD is investigating a homicide by shooting that occurred today (September 30, 2021) in the 2400 block of Ursuline Avenue. 

At around 7:30 p.m., NOPD First District detectives responded to a call of shots fired at the location.  Upon arrival, officers discovered an unknown adult male suffering with 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.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact NOPD Homicide Unit Detective Lucretia Gantner at 504-658-5300 or to call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.