NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — A shooting in Hollygrove Wednesday morning turned deadly according to the New Orleans Police Department. Police say that gunfire was reported in the 8800 block of Pritchard Place around 7:30 a.m.
When officers arrived at the location, they determined it to be a homicide. Police found an unresponsive man suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead on the scene.
One person was taken in for questioning but no suspects have been arrested. The NOPD is in the process of gathering evidence and information in order to find a possible suspect and motive.
The victim’s identity will be released after an autopsy is done and the family is notified. No further information is available at this time.
Anyone with additional information on this incident is asked to contact NOPD Homicide Detective Robert Long 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.