1 woman dead, another wounded in fatal double shooting on Poydras St.

Kenny Kuhn
June 04, 2020 - 7:15 am

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New Orleans police investigate a fatal shooting that left a female victim dead.

About 9:30 p.m. Wednesday night, officers responded a call of shots fired in the 2600 block of Poydras Street. When they arrived they found to adult females suffering from gunshot wounds. One victim was shot in the arm the other in the chest. Both victims were transported to a hospital but the woman who was shot in the chest later died.

The Orleans Parish Coroner's Office will release the victim's name once an autopsy is completed.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call Homicide Detective Michael Polukis at 504-658-5300 or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-7867.

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