Sheriff Joseph Lopinto reports that at approximately 8:02am this morning, deputies responded to a report of gunfire in the 200 block of Church Street in Avondale. Upon their arrival, they located an unresponsive black male in the rear yard of a residence. The male, who has not been positively identified at this time, was suffering from multiple gunshots wounds. He was pronounced dead on scene.
There is no suspect or motive information available at this time.
Anyone with information regarding this homicide is asked to call our Homicide Section at 504-364-5300 or contact Crimestoppers.
Lieutenant Jason Rivarde
Public Information Officer