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Woman shot to death near Lakefront Airport, NOPD says

When they arrived, the officers found a woman with an apparent gunshot wound. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

NEW ORLEANS — A woman was shot to death near the Lakefront Airport Saturday morning, NOPD officials said. 

Officers were dispatched just before 9:30 a.m. to the intersection of Wales and Shubert streets in New Orleans East to reports of a shooting. 

When they arrived, the officers found a woman with an apparent gunshot wound. She was pronounced dead at the scene. 

No information about a suspect or motive in the killing was available Saturday morning. 

The woman has not been identified pending notification of her next of kin. 

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