Man shot in Little Woods dies at hospital

Man shot in Little Woods dies at hospital

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - The NOPD is investigating a homicide in Little Woods.

On Thursday at around 4:37 p.m., a man in his early 20s arrived at an area hospital with multiple gunshot wounds to the body. Through the course of the investigation, officers learned that the victim was shot in the 7300 block of Read Boulevard and then taken to the hospital via private conveyance, where he later died from his injuries.

The investigation into the incident is ongoing. No further information is available at this time. The Orleans Parish Coroner's Office will release the name of the victim and the official cause of death.

Homicide Detective Jamaane Roy is in charge of the ongoing investigation and can be reached at (504) 658-5300 with any information regarding this incident.

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 .

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