NOPD investigating deadly double shooting in Central City

One woman killed, another injured

Don Ames
June 16, 2019 - 7:55 am

New Orleans Police are investigating a homicide that claimed the life of an adult female Saturday night.

Sixth District officers responded to a call of an aggravated battery by shooting just after 8 p.m. in the 2800 block of Magnolia Street.

They found two adult females, ages 25 and 27, suffering from gunshot wounds.

Both victims were transported to University Medical Center where the 25-year-old victim later died.

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. No further information is currently available. The Orleans Parish Coroner's Office will determine an official cause of death and release the victim's name, upon completion of autopsy and notification of family.

Anyone with information that can help solve this crime is asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.

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