Overnight Murder in the CBD

Overnight Murder in the CBD
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NOPD is investigating a homicide that occurred early this morning at the intersection of Carondelet and Lafayette streets.

At about 12:03 a.m., NOPD Eighth District officers responded to an aggravated battery by shooting call at the location.

Upon arrival, they discovered an adult man with multiple gunshot wounds.

The victim was transported to a local hospital, where he was declared deceased.

Investigators are currently in the process of gathering evidence and information to identify the person responsible for this incident, as well as a motive.

No additional details are available at this time.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to anonymously call Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.