NEW ORLEANS -- A woman was shot and killed Monday afternoon in Central City, according to the New Orleans Police Department.
The shooting happened in the 2300 block of Josephine Street at about 2 p.m.
NOPD spokesman Officer Frank Robertson said an unidentified woman was shot multiple times at that location. Robertson said she was pronounced dead in the hospital.
A nearby school was placed on lockdown as a precaution, but the school was not part of the crime scene and no children were injured.
No word from police on a possible suspect or motive.
If you know anything that can help investigators, call Crimestoppers at 822-1111.
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