NEW ORLEANS — The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a homicide that happened Tuesday in the 300 block of Julia Street.
Initial NOPD reports say a man sustained at least one gunshot wound to his body. EMS transported the victim to a local hospital where he later died.
"Around 8:40 a.m., Eighth District officers responded to a report of shots fired in the 300 block of Julia Street," says an NOPD report. "Upon their arrival, the officers discovered the 29-year-old male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Emergency Medical Services transported the victim to a local hospital, where he later expired."
The lead investigator in this investigation is Miles Guirreri. Anyone with information about this occurrence can contact Guirreri and the Homicide Unit at (504) 658-5300. You can also contact CrimeStoppers at (504) 822-1111 to submit any tips or information anonymously.
This is the second homicide in the Warehouse District to happen in less than a week.
The first homicide happened on the Friday before Christmas where a stray bullet killed Brandon "Boogie B" Montrell. That investigation is ongoing.
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