Two Shot, One Killed in Hollygrove Shooting

Feb 20, 2013

A 21-year-old man was shot and killed around 3:45 p.m. this afternoon at the intersection of Monroe and Nelson Streets in Hollygrove, the New Orleans Police Department said in a press release.

The victim, who had suffered multiple gunshot wounds, was found in a silver Nissan Altima after crashing into a residence in the 8600-block of Nelson St., police said. He died on the scene.

Another man was shot to the body and transported to a Jefferson Parish hospital in a private vehicle, according to police. He is currently listed in stable condition.

Police, led by homicide detective Robert Barre, are currently gathering evidence and are searching for a motive.

The name of the deceased victim is being withheld by police pending notification of his family.