UPDATE: Person of interest wanted for questioning in Tremé homicide case


UPDATE — Police have identified 34-year-old Ginoka McDowell as a person of interest in connection to this incident that occurred late last month.

NOPD reports McDowell lives nearby where the shooting occurred and is needed for questioning only.

Anyone with any information on McDowell’s whereabouts should contact NOPD Homicide detectives at 504-658-5300 or call anonymously to Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP. 

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — An investigation is underway after a man is shot dead in Treme.

Around 7:30 Thursday evening, NOPD responded to a shooting near the intersection of Ursuline and North Galvez Street.

When they arrived, police discovered a male victim who suffered from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police have not yet determined a suspect nor a motive.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact NOPD Homicide Unit Detective Lucretia Gantner 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

This is a developing story and will be updated as more details become available. Check back to WGNO.com for more information.

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