Man killed in Sunday morning French Quarter shooting

Don Ames
June 30, 2019 - 10:36 am

New Orleans Police say a man has died after being shot in the French Quarter early Sunday morning.

The shooting took place in the 900 block of St. Louis Street, about 4:15 a.m.

According to initial reports given to police, a white female approached the victim, a black man, and the two got into a verbal altercation. The woman reportedly pulled out a gun and shot the victim before fleeing.

The man was taken to a nearby hospital, where he later died of his injuries. 

Police officials did not give any additional details about the shooting, and did not disclose a motive or any information about a suspect. 

Officials ask that anyone with information on crimes in the metro area call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.

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