The victim — later identified as Brenda Hal, according to our partners at WWL-TV — was found around 11 p.m. inside a home in the 2000 block of South Liberty Street with a single gunshot wound to the head, according to a NOPD news release. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
NOPD Homicide Detective Robert Bachelder is leading the investigation. Anyone with information can call him at 658-5300 or call CrimeStoppers at 822-1111 to leave an anonymous tip that could be eligible for a cash reward.
Wednesday’s homicide follows the fatal shootings of Lanisha Scott on Saturday night at Washington and Dryades and Raquel Gillard on Monday afternoon at South Liberty and Josephine, only a block from Wednesday’s case.