Coroner identifies victim in Villere Street shooting


NEW ORLEANS — The New Orleans Police Department has arrested 36-year-old Cedric Powell for a shooting that left a woman dead.

Friday morning around 8 a.m, the woman was shot and killed in the 300 block of N. Villere street.

The coroner has identified the victim in this incident as 30-year-old Erica Tate.

Powell is facing second-degree murder charges.

At the moment, police do not have have a motive for the killing.


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