New Orleans Police officers are investigating the shooting death of a 52-year-old man and the shooting of a 45-year-old woman. The incident happened Saturday morning, Jan. 15th, shortly after 3:00 am, on Interstate 10 East at the Esplanade exit. The name of the deceased is being withheld pending notification of family members.
According to investigators, officers responded to a report of gunfire and found the victims inside of a vehicle suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to their bodies. The man died on the scene and the woman was transported to a local hospital to be treated for her injuries.
Anyone with any information is asked to call NOPD’s homicide detective Lucretia Gantner at (504) 658-5300, the NOPD homicide division at 504-658-5300 or call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 504-822-1111 and toll-free at 1-877-903-7867.