NOPD investigating homicide in St. Roch

NOPD investigating homicide in St. Roch

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a homicide in St. Roch.

The fatal shooting was reported in the 3000 blk. of Touro St. around 8 a.m.

According to NOPD, a 44-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene on a driveway.  He suffered multiple gunshot wounds to his body.

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

The Orleans Parish Coroner's Office will release the victim's name and the official cause of death.

Homicide Detective Theo Kent is in charge of 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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