NOPD investigating Friday night murder in New Orleans East

Don Ames
August 24, 2019 - 9:26 am

Police says a man was killed Friday night in a shooting in New Orleans East.

According to officials, Seventh District police received a call of shots fired around 9:15 p.m. in the 14000 block of Peltier Drive, between Dwyer Boulevard and Chef Menteur Highway. 

When they arrived at the dead end street, officers found a 23-year-old man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The shooting happened feet away from the Mary Queen of Vietnam outdoor altar and prayer garden. 

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