NOPD: Woman shot to death in Gert Town

NEW ORLEANS – The NOPD is investigating a fatal shooting in Gert Town that left one woman dead.

Second District officers responded to a call about someone forcing their way into a residence in the 7800 block of Olive Street around 11 a.m., according to the NOPD.

While the officers were on their way to the scene, a second call went out reporting shots fired in the area.

When officers arrived, they found the body of a woman who had been shot multiple times inside of the residence.

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She was pronounced dead on the scene, according to the NOPD.

Homicide Detective Thaddeus Williams is in charge of the ongoing investigation and can be reached at (504) 658-5300 with any information regarding this incident.