Man found shot to death near the French Quarter

Second deadly shooting at same location in a week.

Don Ames
February 16, 2019 - 9:44 am

New Orleans Police are investigating an early Saturday morning shooting that left one man dead.

The shooting occurred near the intersection of South Claiborne Avenue and Canal Street, around 4:30 a.m.

According to NOPD, the victim man was found lying face down under the I-10 overpass. He had suffered from a gunshot wound to the head and body. 

He was pronounced dead on scene by EMS. 

Police say this is the second shooting at that location in just under a week. A person of interest is still being sought that incident. 

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