NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide in Uptown New Orleans.
According to NOPD, police responded to the call of a man and woman found unresponsive inside a home in the 5500 block of Willow Street at about 9:55 a.m. Police say their roommate told them he walked inside the house and found them both shot.
Detectives say the man fatally shot his girlfriend then shot himself. The woman was 25-years-old, the man was 28.
The Orleans Parish Coroner's Office released the identities of both individuals Sunday evening. The female has been identified as Sara LaMont, and the male has been identified as Wajih Mazloum.
Both LaMont and Mazloum were law students at Tulane, according to school officials. The following is a statement released by the Tulane University President Michael Fitts: