Woman shot multiple times on Law Street dies at hospital

Homicide detectives are investigating the fatal shooting Tuesday of a 26-year-old woman in the Seventh Ward.

The shooting happened at about 6 p.m. on the porch of a home in the 2100 block of Law Street.

Officers were called to investigate a "female down" and found the victim with multiple gunshot wounds to the body. She was taken to the hospital, where she later died.

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

Citizens with information that can help solve these crimes are asked to call Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.

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