A woman was shot to death late Sunday (May 17) in the Leonidas neighborhood, the New Orleans Police Department reported.
NOPD Second District officers responded to a report of shots fired the intersection of Eagle and Hickory Streets at around 11 p.m..
Upon arrival, the officers learned a female victim had been shot and was taken to the hospital by private conveyance. She later succumbed to her injuries.
The Coroner’s Office identified the victim as Alexis Allen, 35.
Homicide Detective Nicholas Davis is in charge of this ongoing investigation and can be reached at 504-658-5300 with any additional information. Those with information can also call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111.
This post was updated May 20 with Alexis Allen’s name and age.