Man stabbed to death outside Tchoupitoulas Walmart, suspect arrested at scene

Man stabbed to death outside Tchoupitoulas Walmart, suspect arrested at scene
36-year-old Marcus Connelly was arrested in connection with the fatal stabbing of a man outside of the Walmart on Tchoupitoulas. (Source: NOPD)

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) - New Orleans Police say a man is dead and a suspect has been arrested after a stabbing outside of the Walmart on Tchoupitoulas Tuesday night.

Police were called to the Walmart around 8:15 p.m. after a man was stabbed in the neck outside. The victim then stumbled into the front of the store where he collpased. He was later pronounced dead at the scene.

The suspect, 36-year-old Marcus Connelly, was detained at the scene and booked into the Orleans Parish Justice Center for second degree murder.

NOPD says the incident remains under investigation.

If anyone has any information that could help investigators, they are asked to contact Crimestoppers at (504) 658-5300.

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