Police probe shooting death of woman in French Quarter
by The Times-Picayune
Sunday January 18, 2009, 9:31 AM
New Orleans Police have not yet released the name of the 38-year-old woman who was shot to death in the French Quarter around 8 p.m. Saturday.
Michael DeMocker / The Times-PicayuneNew Orleans Police investigate the shooting death of a woman on Governor Nicholls at Dauphine in the French Quarter Saturday evening. The woman was a Quarter resident, police said.
The release of the woman's name is pending notification of relatives, said Officer Shereese Harper, NOPD spokeswoman.
The woman, who lived in the Quarter, was shot at at the intersection of Governor Nicholls and Dauphine streets, Harper said.
Police responding to a call found the woman lying on the sidewalk suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to her body. Emergency medical technicians pronounced her dead on the scene.
Michael DeMocker / The Times-PicayuneEMTs work in the back of an ambulance to try to save a woman shot at the intersection of Governor Nicholls and Dauphine streets in the French Quarter Saturday evening. The 38-year-old woman, a French Quarter resident, was pronounced dead on the scene.
Homicide Detective Richard Chambers is in charge of the investigation.
Citizens with information that can help solve this crime are asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 822-1111, toll-free 1-877-903-STOP(7867). You could receive a cash reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest and indictment of the responsible person(s). You do not have to give your name nor testify to receive the reward.