The NOPD is investigating the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old man this afternoon just after 2:30 p.m.
A police spokesman says officers responding to reports of gunfire found the victim in the 2800 block of Chippewa Street, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the body.
The victim was pronounced dead on the scene.
The spokesman says detectives are currently in the process of gathering evidence and information to identify the person(s) responsible in this incident, as well as a motive.
Anyone with information about this murder is asked to call NOPD Homicide Detective Elizabeth Garcia at 658-5300, or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111, or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.
You could receive a cash reward of up to $ 2,500 for the information leading to the arrest and indictment of the responsible person(s). You do not have to give your name nor testify to receive the reward.