Another homicide in New Orleans in a violent weekend

Fatal shooting on North Claiborne Avenue Sunday night

Jim Hanzo
May 27, 2019 - 9:08 am

The NOPD is investigating a homicide that claimed the life of one man in the 1400 block of North Claiborne Avenue.

First District officers responded to a shooting around 11:55 p.m. Sunday night.  Upon arrival, officers discovered one male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.  He was pronounced dead on scene by EMS.

Investigators are currently in the process of gathering evidence and information to identify the person or persons responsible for this incident, as well as a motive.

The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office will release the victim’s name and official cause of death, upon completion of autopsy and notification of family.  There are no additional details available at this time.

Anyone with information can call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.

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