Man dead, woman injured in Bunker Hill Rd. shooting

Man dead, woman injured in Bunker Hill Rd. shooting
One person is dead and another injured after a shooting in the 7200 block of Bunker Hill Road Saturday night (Aug. 10).

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) - New Orleans Police say a man is dead and a female is injured after a shooting in New Orleans East Saturday night.

The shooting happened just before 10 p.m. in the 7200 block of Bunker Hill Road.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found a male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds inside of a vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police also found a female suffering from multiple gunshot wounds inside of a home. She was transported to a local hospital by EMS. Her condition is currently unknown.

The investigation into the shooting is ongoing. Detectives are working to collect evidence and determine a suspect and a motive in the shooting.

Police have not released the name of the deceased victim. The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office will release the victim’s name and 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 Sasha Touissant at (504) 658-5300 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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