NOPD investigates New Orleans East homicide

Chris Miller
February 26, 2019 - 11:19 pm

New Orleans Police homicide detectives are investigating a fatal shooting at the intersection of Piper Lane and East Filmore Avenue. 

Police say shortly after 6:20 p.m. Tuesday, officers were sent to investigate a call of a shooting in that location.

"Upon arrival, they found an unidentified adult male lying in the street," said police in a statement. "The victim was suffering from a gunshot wound(s) to the head and was pronounced dead on the scene. ."

Police say anyone who has information should call NOPD Homicide Detective Mike Poluikis at (504) 658-5300, or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111 or toll free at (877) 903-7867 (STOP). Callers to Crimestoppers do not have to leave their names and may be eligible for a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest and indictment.

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