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NOPD investigating double homicide in New Orleans East

A man and woman were declared dead on the scene, NOPD is investigating


A woman and a man were found dead in the 10800 block of Chef Menteur Highway on Tuesday afternoon. 

NOPD responded to a call of shots being fired at the location around 3:54 p.m., upon arrival officers found the man and woman unresponsive from multiple gunshot wounds. 

The victims, Donte Evans and Lyn'Angel Jackson, both 22, were found inside of a car that was parked in the parking lot of a business nearby. They were declared dead on the scene. 

NOPD investigators are currently gathering evidence and information to identify the suspects responsible for the incident. 

The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office will identify the victims and the official cause of death after an autopsy report is completed and family members are notified. 

Homicide Detective Tanisha Sykes is leading the investigation. 

No additional details are available. 


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