NOPD investigates murder in the B.W. Cooper area

NEW ORLEANS — The NOPD is investigating a homicide in the 3600 block of Erato.

Responding officers found a man sitting in the drivers seat of a dark gray SUV suffering from a gunshot wound to the head just after 6 a.m.

He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Investigators believe the man was shot near the intersection of Rocheblave and Thalia Streets.

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