UPDATE: NOPD releases photo of vehicle suspected in St. Roch homicide


JUNE 2 UPDATE: The pictured Chevrolet Malibu four-door sedan with dark tinted windows has been identified as the perpetrator’s vehicle in the deadly shooting on St. Roch Avenue on Tuesday.

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — Gun violence continues in New Orleans on Tuesday morning.

The NOPD responded to shots fired near the intersection of Abundance Street and St. Roch Avenue just after 6 a.m.

Upon arrival, officers discovered an adult male suffering from an undetermined number of gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a hospital where later died.

Less than five hours earlier, the NOPD reported a shooting in the 3700 block of Garden Oaks Drive, where one adult male sustained a gunshot wound.

And just before midnight, another shooting was reported, this time in the 3600 block of Frenchmen Street. One man was hospitalized after sustaining a gunshot wound.

No further information is available on any of the incidents mentioned above.

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