NOPD investigating double murder in Gert Town apartment

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NEW ORLEANS – The NOPD is investigating a double murder that occurred this morning in Gert Town

Two victims were found suffering fatal gunshot wounds just after 8:00 a.m. in the 8200 block of Palmetto Street, according to the NOPD.

An officer conducting a wellness check found the victims, one man and one woman, lying dead on the floor of the apartment, according to the NOPD.

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