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Orleans coroner identifies New Orleans East homicide victim

A man found shot to death Aug. 21 inside a vehicle in New Orleans East has been identified by...
A man found shot to death Aug. 21 inside a vehicle in New Orleans East has been identified by the Orleans Parish Coroner's office.(Credit: KALB)
Published: Aug. 24, 2021 at 12:09 PM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A man found shot to death in a vehicle last weekend in New Orleans East has been identified by the Orleans Parish Coroner’s office.

The homicide victim was 25-year-old Carlton Jenkins, the agency said.

New Orleans police said that officers responding to reports of gunfire Saturday around 9:13 p.m. found the victim unresponsive inside a vehicle in the 12300 block of North Interstate-10 Service Road. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The NOPD asks that anyone with information on the fatal shooting contact the homicide division at (504) 658-5300 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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