NOPD investigates second fatal Labor Day shooting

2000 block of Second St. (FOX 8 Photo)
2000 block of Second St. (FOX 8 Photo)

The New Orleans Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of a 20-year-old man. He was shot several times in the 2000 block of Second St. just before noon.

Police found the victim on the sidewalk. He was taken to the hospital where he later died, officers said.

Investigators are in the process of gathering evidence and developing a motive.

Earlier in the day, a man was shot to death in Gentilly.

Citizens with information that can help solve these crimes 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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