Two killed Tuesday in New Orleans East

Published: Sep. 19, 2023 at 4:44 PM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Two 22-year-old people were killed in a shooting in New Orleans East, police said Tuesday afternoon (Sept. 19).

The NOPD disclosed few details of the double homicide, except to say a male and female victim were declared dead at the scene, inside a vehicle stopped in the parking lot of the Chef Discount Market in the 10800 block of Chef Menteur Highway. A black Mustang could be seen surrounded by investigators and with a windshield that appeared riddled with bullet holes.

The Orleans Parish Coroner’s office later identified the victims as Lyn’Angel Jackson and Donte Evans, both 22. Police said each was shot multiple times. The deaths were reported to the NOPD at 3:54 p.m.

Anyone with information on the double shooting is asked to contact NOPD homicide detective Tanisha Sykes at (504) 658-5300 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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