NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - One man was shot and killed and a woman was shot and wounded in New Orleans East overnight.
New Orleans police responded to the scene just after 12:30 a.m. in the 9300 block of Chef Menteur Highway.
When police arrived, they found a man suffering from gunshot wounds near a parking lot.
The man, identified as 17-year-old Damian Crockem, was pronounced dead at the scene by EMS.
A second victim, identified as a woman, was discovered after she went to a nearby hospital in a private vehicle.
Investigators are currently searching for suspects and a motive.
Homicide Detective Tindell Murdock is in charge of the ongoing investigation and can be reached at 504-658-5300 with any information regarding this incident.