NOPD: Three killed in New Orleans East

NOPD: Three killed in New Orleans East

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a triple homicide in New Orleans East Saturday night.

Police say they received a call of a shooting in the 6700 block of Brutus Street just before 9 p.m.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found a 66-year-old male, 58-year-old male and a 58-year-old female inside of the residence. All three were pronounced dead at the scene.

The person who called in the shooting told police that he left the residence to go to the store and when he returned he found all three of the victims suffering from gunshot wounds.

Police say there were no apparent signs of forced entry.

The names of the victims are being withheld at this time. The victims' names will be released by the Orleans Parish Coroner's Office along with an official cause of death.

Anyone with any information about the shooting is asked to contact the NOPD Homicide Division at (504) 658-5300 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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