NOPD: One dead in Algiers shooting

NOPD: One dead in Algiers shooting

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - New Orleans police are investigating a shooting in Algiers that left one man dead.

Officers were called to the scene Monday night in the 3300 block of Garden Oaks Drive, police say.

Upon arrival, officers discovered a 20-year-old adult male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

The victim died at the scene, according to NOPD.

Investigators are currently in the process of gathering evidence and information to identify the person responsible for this incident, as well as a motive.

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

Homicide Detective Jamaane Roy is leading the ongoing investigation and can be reached at 504-658-5300 with any information regarding this incident. 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.

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