NOPD investigates homicide in eastern New Orleans

NOPD investigates homicide in eastern New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - New Orleans police say they are investigating a homicide in New Orleans East.

A man's body was found around 6 a.m. Friday in the 7800 block of Venice Boulevard.

A man was found dead Friday morning lying in a pool of blood, according to police. When officers arrived, they observed the victim suffering what appeared to be several gunshot wounds to the head. The victim died on the scene.

Officers have released few details at this time. Officials are trying to determine how the victim died.

The investigation is on-going and detectives are in the process of interviewing an individual to determine a motive in the incident.

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

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