NOPD: Investigating homicide in St. Claude

NOPD: Investigating homicide in St. Claude

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) - New Orleans Police say a man is dead after a shooting on Louisa Street Saturday morning.

Police were called to the 1200 block of Louisa St. around 1:20 a.m. for a call of a shooting. When officers arrived at the scene, they found an adult male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds outside of a home.

The victim was transported to a local hospital by EMS where he later died of his injuries.

Investigators are working to determine a suspect and a motive in the shooting.

Police have not released the victim’s name. The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office will release the victim’s name along with an official cause of death upon completion of an autopsy and notification of family.

If anyone has any information about the shooting, they are asked to contact NOPD Homicide Detective Christopher Puccio at (504) 658-5300 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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