Man shot dead in Algiers


The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a homicide on the West Bank. It happened after 4 p.m. in the 2200 block of Cobblestone Lane.

"Initial information shows a male victim having sustained an unspecified gunshot wound," said NOPD Public Information Officer Aaron Looney.

About an hour later, NOPD was notified the victim had died.

Police say anyone who has information should call NOPD Homicide (504) 658-5300, or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111 or toll free at (877) 903-7867 (STOP). Callers to Crimestoppers do not have to leave their names and may be eligible for a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest and indictment.