Arrest made Lower Ninth Ward homicide

Lower Ninth Ward fatal shooting

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The New Orleans Police Department has made an arrest in the shooting death of a man in the Lower Ninth Ward Thursday morning.

New Orleans police arrested 54-year-old Lloyd Henry for shooting and killing a man at a home in the 1300 block of Deslonde Street.

The victim, a 61-year-old man, did not live at the house, according to police.

Detectives learned that the victim and Henry were guests at the home, having attended a gathering there the night before. The two males were involved in a verbal disagreement when Henry retrieved a firearm and shot the victim multiple times.

The man was taken to a nearby hospital where he later died.

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