Man killed in Central City double shooting


(via NOPD)

A shooting left one man dead and another wounded Saturday (Feb. 13) evening in Central City, the New Orleans Police Department reported.

At 5:08 p.m., NOPD Sixth District officers were called to Washington and Loyola avenues for an aggravated battery by shooting. The officers found two men suffering with gunshot

One victim, Bryan Veal, died at the scene. Veal was 26.

The other victim was transported to the hospital, where he is in stable condition.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the NOPD Homicide Unit Detective Stephanie Gray at 504-658-5300 or to call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111. 

This report was updated on Feb. 15  when the identity of the homicide victim became public. 

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