Man found shot to death on porch in Hollygrove; NOPD arrests woman accused of killing him in domestic dispute

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A man was shot to death Saturday morning (Dec. 4) in Hollygrove, the New Orleans Police Department reported. Police reported Sunday that a woman was arrested in the killing.

Second District officers responding to a report of gunfire in the 3100 block of Mistletoe Street found Lorenzo Cortez, lying on a front porch at about 11:25 a.m. He was unresponsive and had sustained a gunshot wound.

Medical responders declared him dead at the scene. Cortez was 27.

Police determined the killing stemmed from a domestic dispute and arrested a woman at the scene. The NOPD did not name the suspect.

Further information was not immediately available. Homicide Detective Jamaane Roy 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 report with updated Dec. 5 with information on the arrest and Dec. 6 with the name and age of the victim. 

One thought on “Man found shot to death on porch in Hollygrove; NOPD arrests woman accused of killing him in domestic dispute

  1. The woman that shot this man was the mother of his child Juanita Adams ( Princess Nitaa on FB ) Poor baby has no parents now . Justice for Lorenzo ONLY.

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