Afternoon murder in the Fifth District

Victim pronounced dead at scene

Thomas Perumean
May 28, 2020 - 8:07 pm
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New Orleans Police Homicide detectives are working a murder in the Fifth District. 

Minutes before 3pm, Officers responded to a report of an aggravated battery near the intersection of North Galvez Street and Mandeville Avenue. 

Upon arrival, they found a victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. 

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

NOPD investigators are currently in the process of gathering evidence and information to identify the person(s) responsible for this incident.

The name of the victim has not been released.

The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office will release the name of the victim after an autopsy and notification of family.

NOPD Homicide Detective Eric Illarmo is asking anyone with information about this killing to contact the Homicide Bureau or call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP. 

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