Man shot, killed in Irish Channel

NOPD are investigating two murders that happened late Sunday and early Monday morning. One man was shot and killed near Tchoupitoulas and Peniston Streets; another man was killed in Gentilly.

NEW ORLEANS -- New Orleans Police are investigating the shooting death of a man Sunday night near the intersection of Tchoupitoulas and Peniston streets in the Irish Channel. 

According to NOPD, officers responded to a call of a shooting in the area around 11:30 p.m. Sunday September 4. 

When police arrived, a man was found lying in the street and suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. 

The man was transported to the hospital where he later died. 

No motive or suspect(s) have been identified. 

Anyone with information can contact Homicide Detective Tanisha Sykes at (504) 658-5300 or CRIMESTOPPERS at (504) 822-1111. 

Citizens can also submit an anonymous tip online to Crimestoppers at www.crimestoppersgno.org.

(© 2016 WWL)


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