NOPD INVESTIGATING NINTH WARD MURDER

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
01/09/2015
NOPD INVESTIGATING NINTH WARD MURDER

NEW ORLEANS, LA. – The NOPD is investigating the fatal shooting of a 34-year-old man. The victim was discovered around 2:30 a.m., in the 1100 block of Louisa Street.

Officers were called out to investigate a call of a “man down” between two parked cars in the street. When officers arrived they found the unresponsive victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the head. He died on the scene.

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

Homicide Detective Tanisha Sykes 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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