70-year-old man shot to death at his home in Fairgrounds area
A 70-year-old man was shot to death Monday evening inside his home on Treasure Street near Paris Avenue, the New Orleans Police Department reported.
The killer forced entry into the home of Lloyd Vanderhorst Sr., 70, in the 1600 block of Treasure at about 7:20 p.m. on Monday (Jan. 20), the police report said. He then fired several shots, striking Vanderhorst in the chest.
The city’s Emergency Medical Service took Vanderhorst to a local hospital, where he died.
No further information was immediately available. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the NOPD Homicide Unit at 504-658-5300. Citizens with information that can help solve a crime are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.