Two shot in head in Marrero parking lot overnight

A police crime scene tape close-up

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – Jefferson Parish police are investigating an overnight shooting in Marrero that left one man dead and a woman in critical condition.

According to a statement by Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand, officers responded to reports of gunshots coming from a parking lot at 2800 Mount Kennedy Drive just after 10 p.m. on November 10.

The officers found a man and a woman sitting in a white, 2016 four door Hyundai. Both had been shot in the head.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene, while the woman was taken to West Jefferson General Hospital, where she remains in critical condition, according to police.

Investigators have yet to determine a motive or suspect for the double shooting. Anyone with information is asked to contact the homicide division at (50) 364-5300.