Man dies after being found shot in Metairie back yard

A man found shot in the back yard of a Metairie house died at a hospital late Monday night...
A man found shot in the back yard of a Metairie house died at a hospital late Monday night (Nov. 28), the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office said.(Drew Miller)
Published: Nov. 28, 2022 at 11:32 PM CST|Updated: Nov. 29, 2022 at 5:38 AM CST
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METAIRIE, La. (WVUE) - A man found shot in the back yard of a Metairie house died at a hospital late Monday night (Nov. 28), the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office said.

The Jefferson Parish Coroner’s office identified the victim as 22-year-old Daniel George, and said he died from gunshot wounds to the head and neck.

Deputies responded to reports of gunfire around 7:30 p.m. in the 3600 block of Academy Drive, and arrived to find George on the ground in the back yard of the residence. Investigators have not said if they have developed a suspect in the killing.

Anyone with information on the fatal shooting is asked to call the JPSO’s Homicide Section at (504) 364-5300 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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