Man, woman found shot to death in Gert Town apartment

Jackie Williams. Source: Facebook
Jackie Williams. Source: Facebook

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a double homicide in Gert Town Monday.

According to the NOPD's report, the shooting happened in the 8200 block of Palmetto Street.

NOPD received a call at 8:11 am for a wellness check in one of the apartments at Cyprus Trace Apartments after one of the tenants did not show up for work.

Officers arrived and discovered an unresponsive male and female in the apartment on the floor with gunshot wounds. Both victims were pronounced dead on the scene, according to the report.

One of the victims has been identified by her parents as Jackie Williams.

No additional information is available at this time.