Coroner identifies man killed in triple shooting on Tulane Avenue


One person killed and 2 injured in overnight shooting on Tulane Avenue

UPDATE — On Wednesday, September 22, the New Orleans Coroner identified the victim in this incident as 22-year-old Jaquwyne Williams.

The preliminary cause of death for Williams has been listed a gunshot wounds.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — The New Orleans Police Department began investigating a shooting in the 3900 block of Tulane Avenue that left one person dead and two injured.

According to police, At about 12:10 a.m., NOPD First District officers responded to a call of a shooting at the location.

Upon arrival, officers determined three victims were involved in the incident. Two men and a woman were shot.

Police say the two men each sustained multiple gunshot wounds, while the woman sustained a gunshot wound to the buttocks. All of the victims were transported via EMS to a local hospital, where one of the men was later pronounced dead.

Investigators are currently in the process of gathering evidence and information to identify the person(s) responsible for this incident, as well as a motive. No additional details are available at this time.

The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office will identify the deceased victim and official cause of death, upon completion of autopsy and notification of family.

Anyone with information that can aid in the investigation of this incident is asked to call NOPD Homicide Unit detectives at 504-658-5300 or to call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.

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