Coroner identifies victims in Treme double homicide

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UPDATE – The New Orleans Coroner has identified the victims in this incident. The preliminary cause of death has been listed as gunshot wounds for both 31-year-old Ricky Wilson and 24-year-old Joseph Williams.


NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a double homicide at the intersection of Governor Nicholls and North Rocheblave streets in the Treme neighborhood on Wednesday afternoon.

An initial NOPD report said officers received the call at 5:13 p.m. and upon arrival, officers found two victims fatally wounded during the shooting in the 1100 block of North Rocheblave Street.

Both victims were declared deceased at the scene.

Anyone with additional information is asked to contact Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.

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