Police: Woman dead in Treme shooting; second deadly shooting Tuesday morning

Police: Woman dead in Treme shooting; second deadly shooting Tuesday morning
Desire shooting scene, 3500 block of Piety Street
Desire shooting scene, 3500 block of Piety Street

A woman is dead following a shooting in Treme on Tuesday morning.

The shooting was reported around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday in the 800 block of North Roman Street. Police have identified the victim only as a female.

The shooting comes just over an hour after a deadly shooting of a 15-year-old in the Desire neighborhood. The shooting was reported in the 3500 block of Piety Street. Authorities received reports of the shooting around 7:20 a.m. Tuesday.

Officers arriving on the scene found a man lying in the street. The victim's name is unknown at this time.

Individuals with information on either shooting are asked to contact Crime Stoppers at (504) 822-1111 or toll free at 1-877-903 STOP.

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