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NOPD investigates a homicide in the Lower 9th Ward

NOPD detectives are investigating a homicide in the Lower 9th Ward.

According to an NOPD press release, it happened just after 10 p.m. Friday in the 1600 block of Lizardi Street. Police responded to a call of a “male down.” When officers arrived, they found an 18-year-old man shot multiple times lying in the middle of the street. He was pronounced dead on the scene. 


The investigation, headed by homicide Detective Ryan Vaught, is ongoing.

Investigators are asking anyone with information regarding this crime to call Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111

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