Man killed in St. Roch identified

Man killed in St. Roch identified

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a homicide in the 1600 block of North Villere Street of St. Roch.

At around 8:32 p.m. Monday Fifth District officers responded to an aggravated battery by shooting in the area.

When officers arrived they Brandon Wilkins, 40,  in the street suffering from gunshot wounds.  He was pronounced dead by EMS on scene.

Investigators are currently in the process of gathering evidence and information to identify the person or people responsible in this incident, as well as a motive.

No further information is available at this time.

Citizens with information that can help solve a crime are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.