NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — The New Orleans Police Department reported a fatal shooting at the Gentilly neighborhood intersection of North Broad Street and St. Bernard Avenue late Tuesday night.
According to the NOPD, the shooting occurred shortly before 10:30 p.m.
A follow-up NOPD report received after 11 p.m. confirmed a man sustained multiple gunshot wounds to his body, and as a result succumbed to his injuries. The case was then classified as a homicide.
On Thursday, May 12, the Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office identified the victim as 58-year-old Eddie Banks. The preliminary cause of his death has been listed as a gunshot wound.
Police continue to investigate the homicide.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111, toll-free 1-877-903-7867.