NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — A woman is dead after a shooting in the Seventh Ward on Friday, June 2.

According to the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD), the shooting happened in the 2400 block of Allen Street around 9:00 p.m.

At the scene, officers located a woman suffering from at least one gunshot wound. She was taken to a nearby hospital where she later died.

The New Orleans coroner later identified the victim as 40-year-old Joycelyn Bland.

The shooting remains under investigation.

Anyone with information about the crime can contact the NOPD at (504)-658-5300. Those who wish to remain anonymous can do so by contacting Crime Stoppers at 822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP (7867).  

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