Coroner identifies woman killed in July 11 shooting on St. Anthony Street

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* UPDATE *

The New Orleans Coroner has identified the victim in this incident as 39-year-old Crystal Smith.

The preliminary cause of death has been listed as gunshot wound(s).


NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) —Shortly after 6 p.m. on July 11, the NOPD responded to a shooting in the 1800 block of St. Anthony Street in the Seventh Ward.

Less than an hour later, that signal was switched to a homicide.

According to the initial report, when deputies arrived on the scene they found a woman suffering from a gunshot wound.

When Emergency Medical Services arrived, technicians pronounced the victim dead on the scene.

The NOPD will update WGNO when further information becomes available.

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