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2 shot and killed in Broadmoor

Friends and family gather near the area where two people were shot to death on Memorial Day. (FOX 8 Photo) Friends and family gather near the area where two people were shot to death on Memorial Day. (FOX 8 Photo)
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

Two men were shot and killed Monday in Broadmoor.

The shootings were reported just before 11:30 at a home in the 3300 block of General Taylor Street. When officers arrived, found an unknown male victim lying on the front porch and an 18-year-old male inside next to a stairwell with multiple gunshot wounds. Both victims died on the scene. 

The coroner later identified them as Faisal Puckett Jr., 18, and Charles Bannister, 18.

Investigators are in the process of interviewing witnesses and gathering evidence, as well as trying to determine a motive.

Homicide Detective Drew Deacon is in charge of the investigation and can be reached at 504-658-5300.

Citizens with information that can help solve a crime are asked to call Crimestoppers at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP. You could receive a cash reward of up to $2,500 for the information leading only to the arrest, except on homicides, where Crimestoppers will pay half of the reward upon the arrest and half on the indictment of the responsible person(s). You do not have to give your name nor testify to receive the reward but you must contact Crimestoppers directly with your information. Citizens can also submit an anonymous tip online to Crimestoppers at www.crimestoppersgno.org

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