Woman found shot dead on her bedroom floor

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A woman was found shot dead on her bedroom floor in the Desire area.

The shooting happened around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 3600 block of Metropolitan Street.

Officers received reports that a female was shot at the location. The victim was found inside of her residence on the bedroom floor, police say, suffering from at least one gunshot wound.

The victim has been identified as 23-year-old Melissa Hunter.

Hunter was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators are currently in the process of gathering evidence to identify a suspect(s) in the case. Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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