Two people shot, killed in Treme Sunday evening, police say

Published: Nov. 19, 2023 at 8:10 PM CST|Updated: Nov. 21, 2023 at 12:53 PM CST
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The NOPD is investigating a double homicide at the intersection of Esplanade Avenue and N. Claiborne Avenue.

The incident, reported at about 7:10 PM, involved two adults with gunshot wounds.

Upon arrival, officers declared one victim deceased at the scene. The second victim was taken to a local hospital but later died from their injuries.

The Orleans Parish Coroner on Tuesday identified the victims as Ahmontae Wishom, 24, and Layla Scott, 17.

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