Woman killed, 2 men injured in eastern New Orleans shooting

Woman killed, 2 men injured in eastern New Orleans shooting
Two people were injured and one person was killed in what appears to be a shooting involving a vehicle on Read Blvd. (Source: WVUE)

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred around 7:44 p.m. in the 5700 block of Read Blvd.

Officers arrived and discovered three victims suffering from gunshot wounds. Two male victims were transported to the hospital by EMS.  The third victim, a female, was pronounced dead on scene.

The initial investigation has revealed the shooting occurred at or near I-10 and Crowder Boulevard while the victims were in a car. The driver continued to travel until it hit a light pole near Read Blvd.

Investigators are gathering evidence and information to identify anyone responsible for this incident, as well as a motive.

No additional details are available at this time.  The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office will identify the victim and official cause of death upon completion of autopsy and notification of family.

If you have any information on this fatal shooting, call Crimestoppers at 822-1111.

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