The NOPD is investigating the murder of a 26-year-old woman in the 7th Ward Tuesday night.

The victim was shot while sitting on the porch of a residence in the 2100 block of Law Street.  She suffered multiple wounds and died after being rushed to a hospital.

The incident occurred around 6 p.m. and reported that at least 8 bullet casings were found at the scene.

Investigators were interviewing witnesses and trying to pinpoint a possible motive.

Anyone with information is urged to call Crimestoppers at 822-1111.