Police investigate deadly shooting in New Orleans East

Crime scene photo, 4900 block of Good Drive
Crime scene photo, 4900 block of Good Drive

New Orleans Police are investigating the Monday morning shooting death of a 61-year-old man in New Orleans East.

At about 11 a.m., police responded to a call of an unresponsive man at a home in the 4900 block of Good Drive. Officers found the victim with a gunshot wound to the body. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim's name is not being released until family members are notified.

Homicide Detective Debra Normand is in charge of the investigation and can be contacted 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(7867) or Text your crime tip to C-R-I-M-E-S (274637), Text TELLCS then your crime information.  You could receive a cash reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest and indictment of the person(s) responsible. 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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