NOPD investigate fatal shooting in St. Claude


The New Orleans Police Department investigates a fatal shooting in the St. Claude neighborhood.

It happened around 12:50 a.m. Tuesday morning at the intersection of North Prieur and Montegut Streets.

When officers arrived, they found an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced deceased on scene by EMS.

The Orleans Parish Coroner's Office will determine the official cause of death and release the victim's name, upon completion of an autopsy and notification of family.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact NOPD’s Homicide Unit at 504-658-5300. Citizens with information that can help solve a crime are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.