A 19-year-old man is dead and a 22-year-old man is injured following a double shooting in Gentilly.
The incident happened around 10:30 p.m. Sunday near the intersection of Paris Avenue and Lafreniere Street in Gentilly.
Officers arriving on the scene found two victims lying in the street. Police say the 19-year-old victim was found shot in the back and the 22-year-old victim was found shot in the leg.
Both victims were transported to the hospital where the 19-year-old victim was pronounced dead. The deceased has been identified at Alfred Lyons, according to the Orleans Parish Coroner.
The investigation is ongoing and detectives are investigating to determine a motive and suspect(s) in the incident.
Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.