Man on bike shot dead in gunfire at Tchoupitoulas and St. James streets

Jim Hanzo
November 20, 2018 - 5:30 pm

The NOPD is investigating a fatal shooting at the intersection of Tchoupitoulas Street and St. James Street.

Upon arrival, officers discovered a male victim lying on his back suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest. The victim was pronounced dead on the scene.

It happened near a Shell gas station around 3:30pm.

Police are asking for help.

"Anyone with any additional information regarding this incident is asked to contact NOPD Homicide Detective Stephanie Gray at 504-658-5300. Citizens with information that can help solve crimes are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP," according to a new release.




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