NOPD investigates deadly shooting in St. Roch neighborhood

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Posted on May 9, 2014 at 5:15 AM

Updated Friday, May 9 at 3:23 PM

May 9: 2000 North Derbigny Street

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NEW ORLEANS -- The New Orleans Police Department is investigating of a deadly shooting in the St. Roch neighborhood Friday.

Police say just after 4 a.m. they received a call of shots fired in the 2200 block of N. Derbigny Street.

According to witnesses, a group of people were sitting on a proch of a residence, when an unknown masked man ran up to the group and opened fire. One person, a 32-year-old man, was shot multiple times.

According to police, the man was shot in the 2200 block of N. Derbigny Street and then ran to an alley on the side of a home on Mandeville Street, where he collapsed and died.

The name of the victim is being withheld at this time pending notification of his family.

Police are looking for a suspect and motive at this time and ask that if you have anything that can help them, call Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.


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