Man shot, killed in Central City double shooting identified

Man shot, killed in Central City double shooting identified

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A man who was shot and killed in a double shooting in Central City Thursday night has been identified.

The Orleans Parish coroner identified the man as 21-year-old Dalton Bennett.

Bennett was found shot near the intersection of South Claiborne Avenue and First Street. He was with an unidentified female who was found shot in the back.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found Bennett suffering from gunshot wounds to the face, arms and legs, according to an NOPD report.

Bennett and the unidentified female were taken to an area hospital where he later died. The female's condition is unknown.

If anyone has any information about the shooting, they are asked to contact Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.