New Orleans Police Homicide is investigating a fatal stabbing that occurred last night around 9pm on Eads Street near North Dorgenois.
Fifth District officers responded to a call of simple battery at the location.
Upon arrival, officers discovered an adult male suffering with stab wounds.
The victim was later pronounced dead by EMS.
Investigators are currently in the process of gathering evidence and information to identify the person(s) responsible for this incident, as well as a motive.
The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office will determine the official cause of death and release the victim’s name, upon completion of autopsy and notification of family.
Citizens with information that can help solve this crime are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.