NEW ORLEANS, LA (WWL-TV) - Police are investigating two fatal shootings that left a 37-year-old man dead in Central City and a 20 -year-old man dead in the Florida area.
At approximately 12:21 a.m., officers responded to a call of shots fired in the area of Fourth and South Galvez streets. On the scene, officers found a 37-year-old man lying in the grass, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to the hospital, where he later died, according to a statement from the New Orleans Police Department.
About one minute later, police received a call of a man shot in the 5100 block of Congress Street. A 20-year-old man lying on his front lawn suffering from multiple gunshot wounds when police arrived at the scene. He was pronounced dead at the scene.