Man shot to death in N.O. east carwash parking lot

A 21-year-old man was shot to death at a carwash in eastern New Orleans.

It happened Tuesday afternoon in the parking lot of the Untouchable Carwash in the 7200 block of Chef Menteur Hwy. around 1:30 p.m.

The victim is an unidentified man, according to investigators. His body was lying next to a bicycle, although it is unclear if he was riding it when he was shot.

Police say the victim suffered several gunshot wounds to the body.

Two lanes of traffic on the eastbound side of Chef Menteur Hwy. were closed at the time this story was published.

An inconsolable woman collapsed in grief at the crime scene, according to our partners at | The Times-Picayune.

New Orleans police have not released any other information about the incident. If you know anything that might help the investigation, call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.

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