NOPD investigating fatal shooting in West Lake Forest

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Published: Aug. 29, 2023 at 7:43 AM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - New Orleans police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man Monday night (Aug. 28) in the West Lake Forest neighborhood.

Police say the man sustained at least one gunshot wound and was pronounced dead on the scene in the 6800 block of Tara Lane around 11 p.m.

The Orleans Parish Coroner’s office later identified the victim as 34-year-old Leon Carter. No suspects in the fatal shooting have been named by New Orleans police.

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