Mother’s Day shooting leaves one person dead in Holy Cross neighborhood

Published: May. 8, 2022 at 5:45 PM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - NOPD is investigating a shooting in a Holy Cross neighborhood that left one person dead.

The incident took place in the 1000 block of Lamanche St. around 3:30 p.m. NOPD says a man was found suffering from a gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim later was identified as 35-year-old Fird Grover IV, the Orleans Parish Coroner’s office said.

Responding officers detained a suspect identified as 31-year-old Dwayne D. Smith. He was arrested and booked on one count of second-degree murder.

Anyone with additional information on this incident is asked to contact NOPD Homicide Detective James Fyfe at 504-658-5300.

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