Police ID victim of Marais Street homicide

Shooting scene at the 2000 block of Marais Street
Shooting scene at the 2000 block of Marais Street

Investigators hope a Crimestoppers tip leads to an arrest in the shooting death of a 49-year-old man.

Police say somebody shot and killed Kevin Earin early Friday morning in the 2000 block of Marais Street, 7th Ward.  NOPD says Earin was shot several times and died later at the hospital.

If you do call Crimestoppers, you don't have to leave your name, to collect the cash you could get in exchange for your tip. You can reach them at 504-822-1111.