NOPD investigating first fatal shooting of 2016

NOPD investigating first fatal shooting of 2016

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - New Orleans police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old woman – the first of 2016.

Saturday night, at approximately 9:00 p.m., the woman was shot in the 3700 block of Clio Street. Officers were called out to investigate after the victim arrived at the hospital by private conveyance with a gunshot wound. She later pronounced dead.

The victim's name has not been released by officials.

While this was the third shooting reported on Saturday night, it is the first fatal shooting of 2016.

The Orleans Parish coroner will release the victim's name and will conduct an autopsy to determine the exact cause of death. Anyone with information about this incident is urged to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 504-822-1111.

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