Man found dead on Gentilly street, 2 shot in separate incidents

Police are investigating the death of a man who was found lying face-up on a Gentilly street and two separate shootings that injured a man and a woman.

At about 6 p.m., a pedestrian found a 67-year-old man in the middle of the 3100 block of St. Bernard Avenue. The victim died on the scene, and an autopsy will be conducted to determine the exact cause of death.

At about 7 p.m. a 49-year-old man sustained gunshot wounds to both legs in the 1200 block of Congress Street. The victim was hospitalized, and his condition is not known.

Just before 8 p.m., a 34-year-old woman was shot in the face inside a home in the 4800 block of Read Boulevard. No further information was available.

Anyone with information on any of these incidents is asked to call Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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