NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — On Sunday afternoon, the New Orleans Police Department began investigating a fatal shooting on Lakeshore Drive.
The call came in shortly after noon, and police responded to the 5000 block of Lakeshore Drive.
According to the NOPD, Third District officers responded to a call of an aggravated battery by shooting at the location.
Upon arrival, officers discovered two victims in a parked vehicle.
The passenger of the vehicle, a male, was found to have sustained multiple gunshot wounds and was declared dead at the scene.
The driver, a female, was taken to the hospital to be treated for her non-gunshot-related, superficial injuries.
This investigation is ongoing and no additional information is currently available.
Homicide Detective John Bakula is in charge of the investigation and can be reached at 504-658-5300 or call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.