Man fatally shot in Hollygrove


(via NOPD)

A man was killed Saturday in Hollygrove, the New Orleans Police Department reported.

At around 3:30 p.m., Second District officers responded to a call of aggravated battery in the 8800 block of Colapissa Street, near Eagle Street and Earhart Boulevard.

They found an unresponsive adult male, later identified as Michael Allen, 45. Allen had been shot in the head and was pronounced dead at the scene.

No additional details are available at this time. Homicide Detective Michael Poluikis is in charge of the ongoing investigation and can be reached at 504-658-5300 or call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111.

This post was updated on Oct. 14 with the name and age of the victim. 

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