NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A woman is dead following a double shooting Uptown early Tuesday morning.
Two women were shot just before 1 a.m. Tuesday in the 5100 block of S. Robertson Street.
Officers arriving on the scene say they found two women shot multiple times near a white four-door Pontiac. One woman, identified by family members as 43-year-old Trenice Sam, was pronounced dead at the scene. Family members say Sam had been living in Texas and recently came into town because her daughter was about to have a baby.
The second victim, also a 43-year-old woman, was transported to the hospital. Her condition is unknown at this time.
The names of the victims have not been released pending family notification.
Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.