Man dead in early morning French Quarter shooting

Man dead in early morning French Quarter shooting

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A man was shot dead inside of a vehicle in the French Quarter.

The incident happened around 12:45 a.m. Thursday in the 900 block of St. Ann Street. Officers working in the area were notified of shots fired.

Officers arriving on the scene found a man shot in the driver's seat of a black 2006 Ford Mustang. The victim, identified only as a male, was shot in the jaw area, according to the New Orleans Police Department.

The victim was transported to the hospital where he later died.

Two passengers were in the vehicle, police say. Neither passenger was hurt. Both were detained and questioned regarding their involvement in the incident.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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