NOPD: Woman dies following shooting in Seventh Ward

NOPD: Woman dies following shooting in Seventh Ward

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - New Orleans Police say a woman was shot and killed Saturday night in the Seventh Ward.

Police received a call of shots fired near the intersection of Frenchmen Street and North Dorgenois Street around 9:20 p.m. Saturday.

When officers arrived at the scene, they learned that a female victim who had been shot multiple times had been taken to the hospital by private conveyance. She was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

Investigators are working to determine a suspect and motive in the case.

The identity of the victim is being withheld pending family notification and completion of an autopsy. The name of the victim will be released by Orleans Parish Coroner's Office along with the official cause of death.

If anyone has any information about this shooting, they are asked to contact homicide detective Maggie Darling at (504) 658-5300 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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