Man shot, killed in New Orleans East identified

Man shot, killed in New Orleans East identified

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A man who was shot and killed in New Orleans East last week has been identified.

Officers were dispatched to the 7000 block of Yorktown Drive around 1:37 a.m. November 11.

Seventh District officers responded to the call of an aggravated battery by shooting. When they arrived they found Keaton Wills, 24, lying face down in the doorway of a residence suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

Wills was transported to an area hospital where he later died from his injuries, according to NOPD.

No further information is available at this time. The Orleans Parish Coroner's Office will determine official cause of death and release the victim's name, upon completion of autopsy and notification of family. 

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.