NOPD: Man shot to death in Holy Cross neighborhood

NOPD: Man shot to death in Holy Cross neighborhood
(Source: NOPD)

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - The New Orleans police department is investigating the shooting death of a man in the Holy Cross neighborhood.

The shooting happened just after 3 a.m. in the 500 block of St. Maurice Avenue.

Police say a witness told them that they and the victim were walking down an alley when the saw the suspect standing near a gate. The suspect then pulled out a gun and began shooting at the victim. The victim was struck twice.

The victim was taken to a local hospital by EMS where he pronounced dead on arrival.

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

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