Woman dies following Central City shooting

Woman dies following Central City shooting
Charmaine Scott (Source: Friend of Scott)
Charmaine Scott (Source: Friend of Scott)
Charmaine Scott (Source: Friend of Scott)
Charmaine Scott (Source: Friend of Scott)
Charmaine Scott (Source: Friend of Scott)
Charmaine Scott (Source: Friend of Scott)
Charmaine Scott (Source: Friend of Scott)
Charmaine Scott (Source: Friend of Scott)

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - The New Orleans Police Department is investigating the shooting death of a female on Jackson Avenue.

Police say the shooting happened just after 10:40 p.m. near the intersection of Jackson Ave. and Clara Street. Police identified the victim as a woman in her late 30's.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found the victim lying face down on the sidewalk on Jackson Avenue with a gunshot wound to the head. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

A friend of the victim tells FOX 8 that the victim is Charmaine Scott, a mother of three.

The investigation is on-going. Detectives are working to determine a motive and identify suspects in the case.

If anyone has any information about the shooting, they are asked to call Homicide Detective Robert Barrere at (504) 658-5300 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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