NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The Orleans Parish Coroner has identified a man who was shot and killed Tuesday night in the Lower Ninth Ward.
Byron Knapper, 25, died of a gunshot wound in the 1400 block Tupelo Street.
According to initial police reports, officers were called to the scene just after 7:30 p.m.
There they found Knapper lying in the street suffering from a gunshot wound.
Knapper was pronounced dead at the scene.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.