NOPD investigating early morning homicide in Mid-City

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Published: Aug. 14, 2023 at 6:39 AM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The NOPD is investigating a homicide near Mid-City at South Broad and Banks St.

The NOPD reports a male victim was found suffering from at least one gunshot wound to the body at this corner.

They say the call came out Monday (Aug. 14) morning around 3:30 a.m.

The Orleans Parish Coroner identified the victim on Mon., Aug. 21 as 44-year-old Joseph Pitts, Sr.

The shooting is being investigated as a homicide.

No further information is available at this time.

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