NOPD: Man shot to death in the St. Claude neighborhood

NEW ORLEANS – New Orleans Police is investigating a shooting in the 1600 block of Desire Street of the St. Claude neighborhood.

Around 9:45 p.m., NOPD Fifth District officers responded to a call of shots fired in the area. Upon arrival, officers found a man lying unresponsive next to a restaurant at the intersection of Desire Street and N. Claiborne Avenue and suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation into the incident is ongoing. No further information is available at this time. 

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to call Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

(© 2016 WWL)


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