Two teenagers shot to death in St. Bernard area
The New Orleans Police Department reported a double homicide Tuesday (May 11) morning in the St. Bernard neighborhood.
At 7:12 a.m., Third District officers responding to a body found in the 4200 block of Hamburg Street found a 16-year-old and a 17-year-old with multiple gunshot wounds. Medical responders pronounced them dead at the scene.
No further information is available at this time. Investigators are currently in the process of gathering evidence and information. The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office will identify the victims and official cause of death upon completion of autopsy and notification of the family.
Anyone with information is urged to call the NOPD Homicide Division at 504-658-5300 to speak to a detective, or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 to leave an anonymous tip that could be eligible for a cash reward.
This post was updated with the ages of the victims.