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Double shooting in Central City leaves one man dead, another man injured

Officers responded to a call of a shooting at the intersection of St. Charles Avenue and...
Officers responded to a call of a shooting at the intersection of St. Charles Avenue and Jackson Avenue.(WVUE)
Updated: May. 6, 2021 at 5:53 AM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - New Orleans Police are investigating a double shooting early Thursday morning that has left one man dead and another man injured.

NOPD reported the shooting just before 3:30 a.m.

Officers responded to a call of a shooting in the 700 block of Robert C. Blakes Sr. Drive. When they arrived at the scene they found one man at the scene with a gunshot wound. They also learned that a second male victim was en route to a local hospital by private conveyance. One of the victims later died of their injuries.

Investigators are 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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