UPDATE: Victim identified in deadly Seventh Ward shooting

Crime

Around 4:30 on Thursday, November 11, NOPD responded to a medical call at a home in the 2300 block of St. Anthony Street.

UPDATE — Officials have identified the woman killed in the shooting that occurred the week before.

On Monday, November 15, the New Orleans Coroner identified 40-year-old Shantelle Wright as the victim in the shooting. The preliminary cause for Wright’s death has been listed as a gunshot wound.

Police have not yet identified the suspect or motive in this shooting.


NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — A shooting in New Orleans’ Seventh Ward leaves a woman dead.

Around 4:30 on Thursday, November 11, NOPD responded to a medical call at a home in the 2300 block of St. Anthony Street.

When they arrived, officers found a woman unresponsive. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

After investigating, officers later discovered the woman had been shot. NOPD has not yet identified a suspect or motive in the incident.

The New Orleans Coroner’s Office will release the woman’s name and determine an official cause of death upon completing an autopsy.

Anyone with any information on the shooting is asked to contact NOPD at 504-658-5300. Tips can also be submitted anonymously through Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 and toll-free at 1-877-903-7867.

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