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NOPD Investigates Seventh District Homicide

by Breanna Bringier

September 19, 2022

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Homicide, Seventh District

NOPD Investigates Seventh District Homicide

Members of the New Orleans Police Department are investigating a shooting that left an unknown man dead and a second victim wounded. The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification of family members. The offense occurred shortly after 7:45 p.m., at the intersection of South Laverne Street and Virgilian Street.

According to investigators, Seventh District officers responded to a call of an Aggravated Battery by Shooting and upon their arrival, officers located an unknown male suffering gunshot wounds to his body. Emergency Medical Technicians pronounced the man dead on scene. A second male gunshot victim was found at the location and transported via EMS for treatment.

Detectives are in the process of gathering information to identify the person(s) responsible for this offense and a motive.

Homicide Detective Brittany Kimbrough is the lead investigator and can be reached at (504) 658-5300.

Anyone with additional information on this incident is asked to contact Homicide detectives at (504) 658-5300 or call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.