Man shot dead in New Orleans CBD

No suspects, investigation continues

October 19, 2018 - 11:32 pm

A man was found shot to death in downtown New Orleans Friday night.

New Orleans police say it happened around the 100 block of Carondelet Street. 

"A male victim was shot at the location and pronounced dead," Public Information Officer Juan Barnes said in a news release.

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"Eighth District officers responded to a call of shots fired in the 100 block of Carondelet Street, at around 10:30 p.m. Upon arrival, officers discovered an adult male victim lying face up in the street, suffering from apparent multiple gunshot wounds to the body. The victim was pronounced dead on scene by EMS via a medical doctor. Investigators are currently in the process of gathering evidence and information to identify the person(s) responsible for this incident, as well as a motive."

Officials said the investigation is active and ongoing.

Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-7867.

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