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