Woman found shot to death inside of Gert Town residence

Woman found shot to death inside of Gert Town residence

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The New Orleans Police Department is investigating the shooting death of a woman in the Gert Town neighborhood.

Police say just after 11 a.m., they received a call of a possible forced entry in the 7800 block of Olive Street. While officers were on their way to the scene, they received a call of shots fired in the same area.

When officers arrived at the scene around 11:15 p.m., they found a woman who appeared to have been shot multiple times unresponsive inside of the home. She was later pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators are currently working to determine the motive and identify a suspect in the shooting.

Police have not released the name of the victim. The victim's name will be released by the Orleans Parish Coroner's Office along with the official cause of death upon completion of an autopsy.

If anyone has any information about this shooting, they are asked to contact NOPD Homicide Detective Thaddeus Williams at (504) 658-5300 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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