21-year-old killed in double shooting on Old Gentilly Road, officials say

Published: Feb. 9, 2022 at 8:07 PM CST|Updated: Feb. 11, 2022 at 11:06 AM CST
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - NOPD is investigating a homicide that occurred at the intersection of Old Gentilly Road and France Road that left one man dead and another man injured.

Around 3:45 p.m., officers responded to an aggravated battery by shooting at the location. Upon arrival, officers found a vehicle occupied by two males.

The driver was identified as 21-year-old Wilton Marks. Police say he was shot in the chest and pronounced dead at the scene.

The passenger, a juvenile male, was shot in the leg and taken to a local hospital.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with any information on this incident is asked to call Crimestoppers.

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