Tuesday morning double homicide in Gentilly, NOPD says victims were teenagers


NEW ORLEANS — According to the NOPD, the call came in around 7:00 a.m.

Officers responded to the 4200 block of Hamburg Street where they discovered two male victims.

EMS pronounced both victims deceased on the scene.

According to the NOPD, the victims were 16- and 17-years-old.

Preliminary cause of death is gunshot wounds.

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

WGNO has a team on the scene and will be providing updates as they become available.

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