Coroner identifies man and woman killed in Bayou Road drive-by shooting


UPDATE: On July 28, the New Orleans Coroner identified the victims in the incident as 23-year-old Nadia Payne and 25-year-old Kelvin Olivier.

The preliminary cause of death for both victims is gunshot wounds.

This investigation is still ongoing.

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — The NOPD reported a fatal shooting that occurred early Monday morning at the intersection of North Broad Avenue and Bayou Road.

At around 1:29 a.m., First District officers responded to a call at the location and upon arrival found a male and female victim suffering from gunshot wounds.  Both victims were transported to the hospital where the 23-year-old woman was pronounced dead.

The 25-year-old man succumbed to his wounds shortly after receiving medical care.

Both victims were inside of a car driving river bound on Bayou Road toward North Broad.  Another vehicle pulled up next to them and opened fire before fleeing on N. Broad.

No additional details are available at this time. 

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

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