DEC. 28 UPDATE: The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office has released the identity of the victim as 31-year-old Tyrane Forest.
NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — Just hours after the New Orleans Police Department began an investigation into a fatal shooting in New Orleans East, the NOPD reported a second Christmas Day homicide – this one occurring in Hollygrove.
According to a report received after 2 p.m. on Saturday, detectives are now investigating a shooting in the parking lot of a business in the 8700 block of South Claiborne Avenue that left a 31-year-old man dead and another of the same age hospitalized.
At approximately 12:54 pm., Second District officers responded to a call where they found the victims on Monroe Street where they ran to after being shot.
Emergency Medical Services arrived on the scene and transported both victims to the hospital. One victim later died at the hospital.
There is no further information on this incident.