NOPD reports a fatality in 7th Ward, ‘murder investigation’ underway


NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — Hours after reporting a shooting at the corner of North Villere and Frenchmen that resulted in a man being hospitalized, the New Orleans Police Department reported another violent crime on Saturday night. This one resulted in a fatality.

According to a report received at 9:54 p.m., the NOPD claimed the incident occurred at the intersection of North Claiborne Avenue and Columbus Streets.

The NOPD reported that this incident is being considered a murder investigation.

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