Victim identified in fatal Jasmine Street shooting, police say
The man killed in a shooting Thursday afternoon on Jasmine Street has been identified, New Orleans authorities said.
After reports of gunfire around 2:50 p.m. Thursday, July 7, NOPD officers found the man inside a home in the 2600 block of Jasmine Street, according to a NOPD report. He had been shot in the leg and the chest and was taken to the hospital, but he later died from his injuries there, the report states.
The victim was 55-year-old Kevin Foots Sr., and he died of gunshot wounds, said Orleans Parish Coroner Jeffrey Rouse.
Anyone with information is urged to call the NOPD Homicide Division at 658-658-5300 to speak to Detective Jamaane Roy, or CrimeStoppers at 822-1111 to leave an anonymous tip that could be eligible for a cash reward.