Man killed in double shooting near Lafitte Greenway

Authorities said a man was located shot to death on Tuesday in a double shooting near the Lafitte Greenway.

At approximately 10:40 a.m., responding officers arrived to the 2100 block of Conti Street on a man down report. An adult male was found lying on the sidewalk with a gunshot injury.

A second victim was found inside a nearby residence.

He had sustained a gunshot wound to the leg.

Medical responders brought both men to a local hospital, where the first victim died.

The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office will identify the deceased victim and official cause of death upon completion of an autopsy and notification of family.

Homicide Detective Jameson Diesburg is in charge of the ongoing investigation and can be reached at 504-658-5300 or call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111.