NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The coroner has identified the victim in a deadly Seventh Ward shooting early Monday morning.
A 34-year-old man was found shot to death in a vacant lot in the Seventh Ward. The Orleans Parish Coroner has identified the victim as Destrin Johnson.
The incident has reported around 12:05 a.m. Monday in the 2800 block of Pauger Street. Officers responded to reports of a man down in a vacant lot.
Crews arriving on the scene found Johnson fatally shot in the grass next to a home, police say.
Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact detectives at (504) 658-5300 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.