Man shot to death in Milan neighborhood


(via NOPD)

The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Saturday night (Dec. 12) near the intersection of Milan and Willow streets.

At 8:47 p.m., Second District officers responded to reports of shots fired at the location. Upon arrival, officers discovered a Cantrell Livas suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

Medical responders pronounced Livas dead at the scene. The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office determined on Dec. 15 that he died of gunshot wounds. He was 42.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact lead Homicide Detective Michael Polukis at 504-658-5300. Citizens with information that can help solve a crime are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free.

This report was updated on Dec. 18 with the name of the victim. 

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