Coroner identifies man found shot dead in Lower 9th Ward driveway

Coroner identifies man found shot dead in Lower 9th Ward driveway

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Orleans Parish Coroner Jeffrey Rouse has identified a 40-year-old man found dead in a driveway.

The body of 40-year-old Timothy Thompson was found Sunday morning. Officers found him dead in a driveway in the 2600 block of Lamanche Street after responding to a call of shots fired in the area around 1:50 a.m.

Police have released little information at this time.

Anyone with information that can help solve this crime is asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.

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