The New Orleans Police Department saw six crimes hit the city on Tuesday (9.19). According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the NOPD responded to two unclassified deaths, two shootings, and a homicide.
At 11:55AM, a 75-year-old man was found inside a bedroom of a residence on the 700 block of N. White Street. He was unresponsive on the floor, but the MOL noted that “no foul play” was a factor in his death.
At 5:04PM, the body of an unknown woman was discovered on the 14700 of Chef Menteur Hwy. She was unresponsive wrapped in garbage bags. EMS pronounced her on scene.
An unknown man was found on the ground on the 1400 block of Tupelo St. at 7:31PM. He was suffering from gunshot wounds, and was pronounced dead by EMS.
At the intersection of Republic St. and N. Broad St., a 20-year-old man was shot once at 8:25PM. He was transported to a nearby hospital by EMS. His current condition is unknown.
A 25-year-old man answered the door to his residence on the 12300 block of N I-10 Service Rd. at 10:22PM. An unknown male subject was there, and pulled out a gun. The subject shot once, the bullet reportedly just “grazing” the victim. He was transported to a nearby hospital by EMS. His current condition is unknown.
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