Victim identified in deadly 7th Ward shooting

The victims were found inside a car at a fast-food restaurant.

NEW ORLEANS -- One man was killed and another wounded during a shooting late Sunday in the 7th Ward.

The first call came about 10:25 p.m. as a report of shots fired in the 1900 block of North Johnson Street. Meanwhile, other officers were flagged down a few minutes later by someone at North Galvez Street and St. Bernard Avenue and found the victims inside a car parked outside a fast-food restaurant.

The passenger, later identified as Terrance Alford, 24, was pronounced dead, and the driver was rushed to the hospital, police said.

Detectives did not immediately identify a suspect or motive.

Anyone with information about this killing is asked to call Homicide Detective Theo Kent at (504) 658-5300 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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