Man shot and killed in Lower Ninth Ward

Man shot and killed in Lower Ninth Ward
Police responded to the shooting near the intersection of Gordon Street and North Robertson Street.

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) - The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a homicide in the Lower Ninth Ward Wednesday night.

Police responded to the shooting near the intersection of Gordon Street and North Robertson Street around 6:45 p.m.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found a man lying in the street unresponsive and suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was later pronounced dead at the scene.

NOPD has not released the name of the victim. Upon completion of an autopsy, the Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office will release the victim’s name along with an official cause of death.

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

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