New Orleans, La. - A prominent New Orleans attorney and retired magistrate is dead.
The Orleans Parish coroner tells FOX 8 Joe Giarrusso Junior died at his Algiers home due to a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Police were called to the 3500 block of Inwood Avenue in the Tall Timbers subdivision Wednesday morning.
Giarusso, 60, is a former Orleans Assistant DA and former Assistant US Attorney.