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Woman murdered on Bunker Hill Road, second shooting death on street in 3 days

Police said a woman was shot to death Tuesday evening

NEW ORLEANS — Police are investigating the second shooting death on a New Orleans East block in less than 72 hours, officials said.

Police were on the 7200 block of Bunker Hill Road Tuesday night, the scene where NOPD officials said a woman was shot and killed off Morrison Road. 

Few details were immediately available on the scene. The shooting comes two days after a man was shot down at the intersection of Bunker Hill Road and Yorktown Drive, the same block.

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NOPD officials announced the death around 8:10 p.m. and said a homicide investigation is now open. No suspects nor motives were given. 

The Orleans Parish Coroner identified the victim as 21-year-old Nia Lassai. 

No further details were available. 

Police officials ask that anyone with information on crimes that happen in the Greater New Orleans area call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.