NEW ORLEANS -- A man and woman were found shot dead inside their home in the Holy Cross neighborhood Thursday night.

According to NOPD, the double homicide occurred around 8:12 p.m. in the 900 block of Deslonde Street.

Officers were called to the scene to investigate a possible shooting in the area and found the two victims inside a home. They were both pronounced dead on the scene.

Police are unsure of the motive at this time, but say the crime scene does not indicate a murder-suicide.

Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to call NOPD's homicide divistion at 504-658-5300 or CRIMESTOPPERS at 504-822-1111.

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