UPDATE: NOPD searching for persons of interest in Marigny homicide case

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UPDATE: On Friday, October 14, NOPD announced police are searching for two persons of interest in this homicide case.

The two unknown subjects are not wanted for criminal charges, instead, police believe they have information vital to this case and wish to interview them.

Anyone with any information on the identities or whereabouts of these suspects is asked to contact NOPD Homicide Det. Nicole Alcala at 504-658-5300 or call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.


UPDATE: On Thursday, October 14, the New Orleans Coroner identified the victim in this incident as 48-year-old Richard Washington.

The preliminary cause of death has been listed as gunshot wounds.

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


NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — A weekend shooting in New Orleans’ Marigny neighborhood left a man in the hospital.

Shortly after 7:30 p.m. Sunday, police responded to a report in the 2200 block of Burgundy Street.

NOPD reports a male victim was transported to a local hospital by EMS for a gunshot wound.

Police have not yet identified a suspect nor a motive in this case.

This is a developing story. WGNO will continue to provide updates as more information becomes available.

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