NOPD identifies victim in deadly North Prieur St. shooting

Police say one person has died after a shooting on North Prieur Street Monday afternoon.

NEW ORLEANS – Police are searching for a car that may have been involved in a fatal shooting in St. Roch.

According to the New Orleans Police Department, a 24-year-old Wayne Jones was shot and killed near the intersection of North Prieur Street and Almonaster Avenue around 5:05 p.m. on June 19.

During the course of the investigation, detectives discovered a red vehicle that may have been connected to the shooting and is currently considered a "vehicle of interest."


The incident is now being investigated as a homicide, NOPD said. 


This is a developing story.

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