NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The Orleans Parish Coroner has identified the man shot to death early Wednesday morning in the Lower Ninth Ward.
Wilfred Bell, 37, was found shot to death near the intersection of Marais and Andry streets early Wednesday morning.
Around 3:30 a.m., Fifth District officers responded to a call reporting a man down at that intersection.
When they arrived, they found Bell lying on the sidewalk suffering from gunshot wounds.
Bell was pronounced dead at the scene.
Homicide Detective Debra Normand is leading the ongoing investigation and can be reached at 504-658-5300 with any information regarding this incident.
No further information is currently available.