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NOPD: Man shot, killed in Central City

A man was shot and killed Saturday afternoon in Central City a spokesperson with the New Orleans Police Department said.
Credit: AP

NEW ORLEANS — A man was shot and killed in Central City Saturday afternoon, a police spokesperson said.

The victim was found on the lying on the ground when police officers arrived

Police were investigating a shooting near the intersection of South Liberty and Terpsichore streets. The shooting happened around 3:30 p.m., the spokesperson said.

The victim was brought to a hospital, but the victim died, a spokesperson with the New Orleans Police Department said.

Two other men were shot and went to two different hospitals. NOPD officers were investigating a possible connection between the shooting in Central City and the two men with gunshot wounds, a spokesperson said. 

New Orleans Police Department investigators haven't completed their investigation into the shooting. 

On Monday, the Orleans Parish Coroner identified the victim as 23-year-old Jermeny Marsh. 

If you have information that can help solve this crime you can call CrimeStoppers at 504.822.1111 or toll-free 1.877.903.STOP (7867)

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