Man dead after Seventh District shooting

NOLA East homicide

Editor’s note: NOPD originally described the victim as a female. A correction was later sent to clarify the victim was a male.

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - One man is dead after a shooting that occurred in the Seventh District, an NOPD spokesperson confirmed Sunday.

The victim, identified as Paul Wallace, 30, was declared dead at a hospital where he was receiving treatment and police now say they are investigating a homicide.

The shooting occurred in the 5900 block of Read Boulevard. Authorities say that the victim suffered a gunshot wound to the abdomen.

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