NOPD investigates 7th Ward homicide


New Orleans Police homicide detectives are investigating a fatal shooting in the 2700 block of Marigny Street.

Police say around 4:43 p.m. Monday, officers were sent to investigate a call of a man shot in that location.

"Third district officers were dispatched to the 2700 block of Marigny Street to a call of a 'male down,'" said police in a statement. " Upon arrival, they found an unresponsive unidentified adult male down on the ground, outside of an abandoned house."

Police say the victim had suffered an apparent gunshot wound and was pronounced dead on the scene by EMS.

Police say anyone who has information should call NOPD Homicide  Detective Nick Davis at (504) 658-5300, or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111 or toll free at (877) 903-7867 (STOP). Callers to Crimestoppers do not have to leave their names and may be eligible for a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest and indictment.