New Orleans police investigating French Quarter murder

The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a homicide Monday morning in the French Quarter after a man was shot to death.

The investigation is surrounding what police are calling a murder at the intersection of Burgundy and Conti Streets.

Police are asking for help identifying the pictured suspect in the murder.

The shooting happened in the 400 block of Burgundy Street.

Police say around 3:53 a.m. officers responded to the shooting where they found the man lying on the sidewalk.

Emergency Medical Services took the man to the hospital where he died, according to NOPD.

The investigation is ongoing and no further information is available at this time. The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office will release the identity of the victim and conduct an autopsy to determine the exact cause death.

Currently, investigators are in the process of gathering evidence and information to identify the person(s) involved in this incident, as well as a motive. Homicide Detective John Bakula is in charge of the investigation and can be contacted at 504-658-5300. Citizens with information that can help solve this crime are asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 822-1111, or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP(7867).

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