NEW ORLEANS — The New Orleans Police Department is investigating the shooting death of a woman in the 900 block of Bourbon Street.
According to investigators , NOPD Eighth District officers responded to a call of an aggravated battery by shooting at the location around 12:15 a.m. Thursday.
When they arrived, they discovered a woman suffering from a gunshot wound to the face.
The woman was transported by ambulance to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.
Thirty-two-year-old Alexander Kirby was detained at the scene and later arrested.
He has been charged with one count of second degree murder and one count of aggravated assault with a firearm.
Anyone with additional information on this incident is asked to contact NOPD’s Eighth District at 504-658-5300 or call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.