NOPD INVESTIGATING GENTILLY DOUBLE MURDER

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
01/01/2015
NOPD INVESTIGATING GENTILLY DOUBLE MURDER

NEW ORLEANS, LA. – The NOPD is investigating the fatal shooting of a 64-year-old man and 42-year-old man. The victims were shot around noon in front of a residence in the 200 block of Warrington Drive.

Officers were called out to investigate a call of two men shot in the driveway of a home. When officers arrived they found the unresponsive 64-year-old man down on the porch. He died on the scene. The 42-year-old man was still in the driveway. He was transported to the hospital where he died. Both victims were believed to be repairing a pickup truck in the driveway.

Investigators are currently in the process of interviewing witnesses and gathering evidence, as well as a motive.

Homicide Detective Rayell Johnson is in charge of the investigation and can be reached at 504-658-5300.

Citizens with information that can help solve this crime are asked to call Crimestoppers at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP. You could receive a cash reward of up to $2,500 for the information leading to the arrest and indictment of the responsible person(s). You do not have to give your name nor testify to receive the reward. Citizens can also submit an anonymous tip online to Crimestoppers at www.crimestoppersgno.org

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Officer Frank B. Robertson, III

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