Man found shot to death in shopping mall parking lot

Man found shot to death in shopping mall parking lot
New Orleans Police are investigating a shooting on Almonaster Avenue that left a man dead Sunday evening.

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) - New Orleans Police are investigating a shooting on Almonaster Avenue that left a man dead Sunday evening.

Police were called to the 1800 block of Almonaster Ave. just after 7 p.m. for a man shot. When officers arrived at the scene, they found a man lying on the ground in the parking lot of a shopping mall suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene by EMS.

The identity of the victim has not been released. The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office will release the name of the victim and an official cause of death upon completion of an autopsy and notification of family.

NOPD is working to determine a suspect and a motive in the shooting.

If anyone has any information about the shooting, they are asked to contact Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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