1 Dead, Several Injured in Garden Oaks Shooting in New Orleans

New Orleans police responded to reports of a shooting in an apartment complex at Garden Oaks Drive on Wednesday (April 4). There, they found a male victim suffering from gunshot wounds. The man later died, and three more victims suffered injuries. Read more about the incident here.

The New Orleans Police Department responded to a call of an aggravated battery by shooting at an apartment complex in Algiers. When the officers arrived at the scene, they found an adult male victim suffering from apparent gunshot injuries. NOPD is investigating this crime, and requested the public’s help for information relating to this incident.

Several People Injured

At about 6:43 p.m. local time on Wednesday, NOPD responded to a call at an apartment complex in the 3300 block of Garden Oaks Drive, New Orleans.

A man was found with gunshot wounds. The victim, so far only identified as an adult black male, later died of his injuries.

Officers later stated that there were three more victims in the apartment, including a second adult male, a female, and a two-year-old male. All three suffered gunshot injuries, and were privately transported to area hospitals. Further details of their injuries are currently unavailable.

No Motive Established Yet

In all, there were four victims reported in this shooting incident. NOPD investigators are currently gathering evidence to identify the person(s) responsible. Currently, authorities have not been able to establish a motive.

The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office will determine the deceased victim’s official cause of death. These details, along with the victim’s name, will be released after the autopsy is conducted, and his family has been informed.

Police asked anyone with information on this incident to contact NOPD Homicide at 504-658-5300, or CrimeStoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.


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