Man killed from self-inflicted wound in Warehouse District shooting, NOPD reports


UPDATE: The NOPD has changed the signal for this incident from a homicide to an attempted homicide.

Detectives have determined that in this incident, one known man reportedly produced a firearm and fired multiple shots at another known man during an argument inside the location.

The armed subject is then believed to have sustained a self-inflicted gunshot wound and was declared deceased at the scene.

Official cause of death will be determined by the Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office.

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — The New Orleans Police Department reported via social media a homicide in the Warehouse District on Sunday evening.

According to a tweet from the NOPD’s official Twitter account, the incident occurred before 9:15 p.m. when Eighth District officers responded to a call of shots fired at a location in the 900 block of Poeyfarre Street in the vicinity of the Cotton Mill.

An initial report shows a male victim, who was shot inside a residence and was pronounced dead at the scene.

There is no further information at this time.

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