NOPD investigates murder in Broadmoor neighborhood

Adult male died in shooting

Jim Hanzo
January 27, 2020 - 5:59 pm
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The NOPD is investigating a homicide that happened Monday in the 1900 block of South Rendon Street, in the Broadmoor neighborhood. 

It happened around 3 p.m. when Second District officers responded to a call of an aggravated battery by shooting. 

When they arrived they discovered an adult male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was transported and pronounced dead at an area hospital.

Investigators are currently in the process of gathering evidence and information to identify the person(s) responsible in this incident, as well as a motive. There are no further details available at this time.

The Orleans Parish Coroner's Office will determine the official cause of death and release the victim's name, upon completion of autopsy and notification of family.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP

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