According to the department’s Facebook page, the incident happened in the 900 block of Poeyfarre Street.
NEW ORLEANS — The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a homicide in the Lower Garden District Sunday night.
According to Eight district officers, they said they got a call at about 9:15 p.m. for shots fired in the 900 block of Poeyfarre Street.
Police said when they arrived on the scene they found a man at the location suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead on the scene.
Police said they currently have a person detained for questioning and that the investigation is ongoing.
No further information is available at this time.
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