NOPD investigating Labor Day murder

Hand Firing Gun

Hand Firing Gun

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – An 18-year-old man is dead after a shooting that happened at the intersection of Humanity and Gentilly Boulevard.

Police say the shooting happened around 1:19 am. When officers arrived, they found the man suffering from a gunshot wound. EMS brought the victim to a local hospital where he later died from his injuries.

The Orleans Parish coroner’s office will release the name of the victim and determine the official cause of death.

The investigation is ongoing.