Central City shooting victim identified

Central City shooting victim identified

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - The victim of a Central City shooting last week has been identified.

According to the report, the shooting happened at the intersection of Josephine and Magnolia around 6 a.m. February 15. 

NOPD said the victim, Charles Pettis, suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was transported by EMS to an area hospital for treatment.

According to police, Pettis later died from his injuries.

This was the third homicide in that block in the past week.

The first homicide was February 7 at Josephine and Clara. The second was Wednesday at St. Andrew and Magnolia Street

No further information is available at this time.