NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The New Orleans Police Department is investigating the shooting death of a 48-year-old man in New Orleans east.
The man was found shot to death inside an apartment in the 14400 block of Peltier Drive. The identity of the victim is being withheld until family members can be notified.
Around 8 p.m., police responded to a call of a shooting, when investigators arrived, they found the man inside an apartment, dead from an apparent gunshot wound.
Detectives are currently looking for a motive and suspects.
Homicide Detective Jamaane Roy is investigating the incident and can be contacted at 658-5300.
Anyone with information on this crime can also call Crimestoppers at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.
A cash reward of up to $2,500 is available for the information leading only to the arrest, except on homicides, where Crimestoppers will pay half of the reward upon the arrest and half upon the indictment of those responsible.
Callers do not have to give a name or testify to receive the reward but Crimestoppers must be contacted directly with the information.
Citizens can also submit an anonymous tip online to Crimestoppers at www.crimestoppersgno.org