Man shot to death in the Little Woods neighborhood identified

Man shot to death in the Little Woods neighborhood identified

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A man was shot to death early Friday in the Little Woods neighborhood.

The shooting happened near the intersection of Forest Glenn and Castlewood streets.

The victim was identified as 54-year-old Gerard Avant.

When police arrived at the scene, they found Avant lying on the front porch of a house suffering from several gunshot wounds.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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