Victim found shot to death at Prentiss and Providence Place
The NOPD is searching for clues in a murder Thursday evening in the Pontchartrain Park area.
The victim, an unidentified male, was found dead around 6PM near railroad tracks at the intersection of Prentiss and Providence Place.
The department says a concerned resident of the neighborhood heard gunfire and discovered the victim lying face down moments later. He alerted an off-duty NOPD officer who lives nearby and the officer found the man to be unresponsive when he arrived on the scene.
The NOPD says the man had been shot several times.
Anyone wih information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 822-1111.