NOPD Investigates Fatal Shooting in 7th Ward

NOPD homicide detectives are investigating a fatal shooting in the 7th Ward on Wednesday night.

A 31-year-old man was gunned down in the 1700 block of Touro Street around 7:30 p.m.

Officers responded to a call of an aggravated assault in the 1700 block of Touro Street and found the victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds in the front yard of a residence. He was transported to the hospital where he later died.

The name of the victim will be released by the Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Homicide Detective Ryan Aucoin at 504-658-5300 or Crimestoppers at 822-1111.

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