Man found shot dead in St. Roch

Man found shot dead in St. Roch

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - An overnight shooting in St. Roch leaves one man dead.

The shooting happened around 1:15 a.m. Monday near the intersection of Franklin Ave. and N. Prieur Street.

Officers arriving on the scene found an unidentified male shot in the street. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The shooting comes hours after a double shooting just one block away.

Two women were shot around 10:45 p.m. Sunday in the 1900 block of Painters Street. According to police, one of the women was shot in the thigh and the other was shot to both legs. Police say that a man also arrived at the hospital via private conveyance, but did not specify if he was shot.

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

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