One man killed in 7th Ward quadruple shooting

According to NOPD, one man was killed and three more wounded in a shooting near the corner of Allen Street and North Rocheblave around 9 p.m. on Sept. 28.

​NEW ORLEANS, LA. - Police say one man is dead and three others were hurt in a quadruple shooting in the 7th Ward Thursday night.

According to New Orleans Police, the shooting happened around 9 p.m. near the intersection of North Rocheblave and Allen streets. Officers responded to a call that multiple people were shot in the area.

Officers arriving at the scene found four men suffering from gunshot wounds on the street and sidewalk area. All of the victims were transported to a local hospital.

NOPD reports that one of the victims later died at the hospital. The other three victims are listed in stable condition.

“This information is still very preliminary,” the NOPD said early Friday morning.

Investigators are still gathering evidence and information to identify a motive and the person responsible for the shooting.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact NOPD Homicide Detective Thadeus Williams at 658-5300. Residents can also report information to Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111. 

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