UPDATE 10/27/2022 — According to the Orleans Corner’s Office,  Taivon Aples, 30, was killed in the shooting. The autopsy showed that he died from a gunshot wound.


UPDATE 10/6/2022— The NOPD released more information on the incident. Upon further investigation, police determined the incident happened in the 3500 block of Thalia St.

According to the NOPD’s Major Offense Log, a 30-year-old man and female of unknown age were the victims involved in the shooting. Police say that the two were standing on the sidewalk when 2 unknown suspects opened fire.

The NOPD has not identified the suspects involved and the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with additional information is urged to contact NOPD Sixth District detectives at 504-658-6060 or to call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111.


NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — The New Orleans Police Department is on the scene of a double shooting in the B. W. Cooper area Wednesday afternoon.

Investigations began after 4:40 p.m. when two men arrived by car at a hospital, both suffering from gunshot wounds. Officers determined the incident happened in the 3500 block of Erato Street.

The victims’ conditions have not been released and no further details are available at this time. The NOPD is in the process of gathering evidence and information in order to determine a possible suspect and motive.

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