NOPD investigating double homicide in Mid-City

Authorities said two men exchanged gunfire in an argument over public urination.
Authorities said two men exchanged gunfire in an argument over public urination.(Gray News)
Updated: Feb. 8, 2020 at 1:18 AM CST
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NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) - The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a double homicide in Mid-City early Saturday morning.

NOPD First District Officers responded to a call of shots fired around 12:25 a.m. in the 600 block of South Pierce St. Upon arrival, officers discovered that an adult male and adult female were shot.

The male victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The femle victim later succumbed to her injures at a local hospital.

The shooting remains under investigation.

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

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