NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - New Orleans police are investigating a triple shooting in the Milneburg neighborhood that left a woman dead and two others injured.
Just before 9:20 p.m., police responded to a call reporting a shooting in the 2200 block of Athis Street.
When they arrived, officers discovered an unresponsive woman and a second woman, both lying at the front of a home suffering from gunshot wounds.
Police then found a man inside the home also suffering from a gunshot wound.
One woman was pronounced dead at the scene, while the other woman and the man were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.
Investigators are currently in the process of gathering evidence and information to identify suspects and a motive.
Homicide Detective Barrett Morton is in charge of the ongoing investigation and can be reached at 504-658-5300 with any information regarding this incident.
No further information is currently available.
The Orleans Parish Coroner's Office will determine the official cause of death and release the victim's name after completion of an autopsy and notification of family.